Hester Jr High School



Hester Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hester Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 141
7 148
8 151
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hester Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Franklin Park, IL in the Franklin Park School District 84. It enrolls 440 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.66

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Hester Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 236
(54%)
706
(53%)
 Female 204
(46%)
617
(47%)

Hester Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 274
(62%)
814
(62%)
 White 146
(33%)
461
(35%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hester Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 195
(44%)
679
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 178
(40%)
497
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(15%)
147
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Hester Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly 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.

Hester Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 420
2006 424
2007 414
2008 411
2009 410
2010 445
2011 436
2012 440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 12.8
2007 14.8
2008 12.8
2009 12.8
2010 14.4
2011 13.2
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21904761904762
2006 0.25235849056604
2007 0.30193236714976
2008 0.30656934306569
2009 0.41219512195122
2010 0.43595505617978
2011 0.41743119266055
2012 0.55681818181818

Compare Hester Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.7%
 

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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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