De Diego Elementary Community Academy



De Diego Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 110
K 40
1 70
2 59
3 71
4 63
5 60
6 75
7 61
8 74
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

De Diego Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 683 students in grades 1st through 12th. De Diego Elementary Community Academy is the 245th largest public school in Illinois and the 8,807th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 683
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,807th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 245th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,281st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 222nd out of 2,415

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De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 344
(50%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 339
(50%)
145,297
(49%)

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 472
(69%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 157
(23%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 19
(3%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
10,422
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 626
(92%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 57
(8%)
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, De Diego Elementary Community Academy is ranked 134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of De Diego Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) 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.

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1159
2006 1014
2007 959
2008 995
2009 939
2010 906
2011 850
2012 773
2013 919
2014 767
2015 683

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 18.1
2007 17.8
2008 19
2009 18.1
2010 20.6
2011 22.4
2012 16.3
2013 14.4
2014 16.9
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87661777394305
2006 1.0078895463511
2007 0.97393117831074
2008 0.90050251256281
2009 0.91906283280085
2010 0.89845474613687
2011 0.90352941176471
2012 0.89780077619664
2013 0.91621327529924
2014 0.93350717079531
2015 0.91654465592972

Compare De Diego Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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