Sward Elementary School



Sward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 72
1 73
2 70
3 78
4 82
5 69
6 0
7 1
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sward Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Oak Lawn, IL in the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123. It enrolls 446 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sward Elementary School is the 978th largest public school in Illinois and the 26,853rd largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 446
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,853rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 978th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 693rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 641st out of 2,345

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Sward Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 235
(53%)
1,619
(53%)
 Female 211
(47%)
1,423
(47%)

Sward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 326
(73%)
1,875
(62%)
 Hispanic 93
(21%)
868
(29%)
 Black 15
(3%)
171
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
67
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 309
(69%)
1,771
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 101
(23%)
1,012
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(8%)
259
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sward Elementary School is ranked 1,519th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.7%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Sward Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 355
2007 371
2008 399
2009 403
2010 430
2011 424
2012 446

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.7
2007 15.5
2008 13.8
2009 13.2
2010 14.8
2011 15.1
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13872832369942
2006 0.12676056338028
2007 0.15363881401617
2008 0.19298245614035
2009 0.2605459057072
2010 0.26744186046512
2011 0.28301886792453
2012 0.30717488789238

Compare Sward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sward Elementary School
Oak Lawn, IL
Public KG - 05 446 12.3:1  
St Germaine School
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Private PK - 08 305 17:1 1 miles
St Paul Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 113 10:1 1 miles
St Gerald School
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Private PK - 08 414 17:1 1 miles
South Side Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 138 11:1 1 miles
Penny Lane School Ltd
Oak Lawn, IL
Private PK - KG 133 16:1 1 miles
Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School
Oak Lawn, IL
Public 06 - 08 1,031 10.6:1 1 miles
St Linus Elementary School
Oak Lawn, IL
Private PK - 08 364 17:1 1 miles
J M Hannum Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 367 10.1:1 1 miles
J Covington Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 438 11.3:1 1 miles
Kolmar Avenue Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 388 9.7:1 1 miles
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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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