Edwards Elementary School



Edwards Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edwards Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 177
K 128
1 154
2 165
3 157
4 146
5 126
6 141
7 127
8 146
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edwards Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,467 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edwards Elementary School is the 13th largest public school in Illinois and the 168th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,467
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 91.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 168th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 13th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,652nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 22nd out of 2,345

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Edwards Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 770
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 697
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Edwards Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,386
(94%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 52
(4%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Black 6
(0%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
434
(0%)

Edwards Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,352
(92%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 58
(4%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(4%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Edwards Elementary School is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edwards Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Edwards Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1178
2006 1202
2007 1502
2008 1282
2009 1401
2010 1419
2011 1482
2012 1467

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 21.5
2007 21.2
2008 18.4
2009 21.6
2010 20.3
2011 22.1
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94991511035654
2006 1.0058236272879
2007 0.90412782956059
2008 0.93447737909516
2009 0.99357601713062
2010 0.97322057787174
2011 0.97165991902834
2012 0.96046353101568

Compare Edwards Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,467 16:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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