Burke Elementary School



Burke Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burke Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 64
K 39
1 50
2 39
3 55
4 33
5 41
6 40
7 35
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burke Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burke Elementary School is the 1,033rd largest public school in Illinois and the 28,540th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,540th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,033rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,112th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,000th out of 2,415

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Burke Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(54%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 200
(46%)
145,297
(49%)

Burke Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 423
(97%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Burke Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(97%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 11
(3%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Burke Elementary School is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burke Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Burke Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 252
2006 226
2007 228
2008 255
2009 250
2010 258
2011 241
2012 253
2013 360
2014 433
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 20.5
2007 17.5
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 17.2
2011 16.1
2012 16
2013 17.9
2014 18.4
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98809523809524
2006 0.96017699115044
2007 0.98684210526316
2008 0.90196078431373
2009 0.988
2010 0.98837209302326
2011 0.95020746887967
2012 0.94071146245059
2013 0.96111111111111
2014 0.96766743648961
2015 0.97465437788018

Compare Burke Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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