U S Grant Elementary School



U S Grant Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

U S Grant Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 38
2 21
3 25
4 26
5 33
6 33
7 24
8 29
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

U S Grant Elementary School is a public elementary school located in South Chicago Heights, IL in the Chicago Heights School District 170. It enrolls 264 students in grades 1st through 12th. U S Grant Elementary School is the 1,967th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,125th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,125th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,967th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,939th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,027th out of 2,345

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U S Grant Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 135
(51%)
1,542
(48%)
 Male 129
(49%)
1,688
(52%)

U S Grant Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 182
(69%)
1,869
(58%)
 Black 43
(16%)
1,187
(37%)
 White 30
(11%)
128
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

U S Grant Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(97%)
2,918
(90%)
 Not Eligible 9
(3%)
184
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
128
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, U S Grant Elementary School is ranked 867th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of U S Grant Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.6%) 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.

U S Grant Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 291
2006 307
2007 265
2008 282
2009 248
2010 260
2011 271
2012 264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.2
2007 15.6
2008 15.7
2009 13.8
2010 17.3
2011 16.9
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90378006872852
2006 0.94462540716612
2007 0.99622641509434
2008 0.93617021276596
2009 1.0967741935484
2010 0.98846153846154
2011 0.97785977859779
2012 0.96590909090909

Compare U S Grant Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.6%
 

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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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