Chalmers Elementary Specialty School



Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 33
1 54
2 43
3 47
4 32
5 21
6 34
7 45
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 385 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is the 1,287th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,610th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,610th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,287th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,745th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,515th out of 2,415

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Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 211
(55%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 174
(45%)
148,447
(51%)

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 378
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 2
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 375
(97%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 10
(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, Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is ranked 435th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chalmers Elementary Specialty 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.

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 306
2006 290
2007 261
2008 268
2009 253
2010 261
2011 283
2012 353
2013 384
2014 358
2015 385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 18.1
2007 16.3
2008 18.5
2009 14.9
2010 20.1
2011 21.8
2012 27.6
2013 16
2014 14.7
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74183006535948
2006 0.86206896551724
2007 0.99233716475096
2008 0.95149253731343
2009 0.98814229249012
2010 0.98850574712644
2011 0.98939929328622
2012 0.92634560906516
2013 0.98958333333333
2014 0.99162011173184
2015 0.97402597402597

Compare Chalmers Elementary Specialty School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.4%
 

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