Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center



Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Students by Grade
PK 40
K 46
1 50
2 43
3 48
4 46
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is a public elementary school located in Ford Heights, IL in the Ford Heights School District 169. It enrolls 273 students in grades 1st through 12th. Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is the 1,921st largest public school in Illinois and the 43,435th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 273
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,435th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,921st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,795th out of 2,345

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Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 141
(52%)
237
(52%)
 Male 132
(48%)
222
(48%)

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 253
(93%)
432
(94%)
 Hispanic 18
(7%)
25
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 244
(89%)
423
(92%)
 Not Eligible 29
(11%)
36
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is ranked 920th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 438
2007 433
2008 370
2009 332
2010 294
2011 263
2012 273

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.1
2007 16
2008 12.8
2009 13.8
2010 16.3
2011 18.8
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9676724137931
2006 0.86301369863014
2007 0.98614318706697
2008 0.99189189189189
2009 0.99096385542169
2010 0.98979591836735
2011 0.82889733840304
2012 0.89377289377289

Compare Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.4%
 

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Public PK - 04 273 14.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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