Carter Elementary School



Carter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 49
1 49
2 41
3 62
4 41
5 36
6 40
7 36
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 420 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carter Elementary School is the 1,101st largest public school in Illinois and the 30,052nd largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 420
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,052nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,101st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,988th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,471st out of 2,415

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Carter Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 222
(53%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 198
(47%)
148,447
(51%)

Carter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 415
(99%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Carter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(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, Carter Elementary School is ranked 364th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.4%) 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.

Carter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 422
2007 452
2008 446
2009 418
2010 405
2011 370
2012 335
2013 438
2014 436
2015 420

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 23.4
2007 20.5
2008 17.8
2009 19
2010 22.5
2011 21.8
2012 16.7
2013 16.5
2014 18.1
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95192307692308
2006 0.99526066350711
2007 0.96681415929204
2008 0.95964125560538
2009 0.99282296650718
2010 0.99259259259259
2011 0.99189189189189
2012 0.98805970149254
2013 0.99315068493151
2014 0.98853211009174
2015 0.97380952380952

Compare Carter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.4%
 

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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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