Drake Elementary School



Drake Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Drake Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 36
1 39
2 31
3 51
4 40
5 31
6 59
7 38
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Drake Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 410 students in grades 1st through 12th. Drake Elementary School is the 1,159th largest public school in Illinois and the 31,058th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 410
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,058th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,159th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 550th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 828th out of 2,415

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Drake Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 208
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 202
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Drake Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 396
(97%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 4
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Drake Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 401
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 9
(2%)
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, Drake Elementary School is ranked 381st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Drake Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) 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.

Drake Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 404
2006 370
2007 349
2008 274
2009 230
2010 245
2011 248
2012 241
2013 509
2014 449
2015 410

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 16.8
2007 16.6
2008 13
2009 12.8
2010 14.4
2011 15.5
2012 13.6
2013 14.1
2014 15
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84653465346535
2006 0.86216216216216
2007 1.0085959885387
2008 0.82846715328467
2009 0.96521739130435
2010 0.94285714285714
2011 0.89112903225806
2012 0.92116182572614
2013 0.95874263261297
2014 0.95991091314031
2015 0.9780487804878

Compare Drake Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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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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