Edwards Elementary School



Edwards Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edwards Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 187
K 147
1 115
2 159
3 137
4 145
5 171
6 145
7 138
8 111
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 1,455 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edwards Elementary School is the 12th largest public school in Illinois and the 195th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 195th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 12th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,198th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 15th out of 2,415

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Edwards Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 769
(53%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 686
(47%)
145,297
(49%)

Edwards Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,382
(95%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 38
(3%)
28,538
(10%)
 Black 12
(1%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 7
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
520
(0%)

Edwards Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,359
(93%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 96
(7%)
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, Edwards Elementary School is ranked 10th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edwards Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) 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.

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
2013 1484
2014 1434
2015 1455

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
2013 19.7
2014 18.7
2015 20

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
2013 0.95956873315364
2014 0.97140864714086
2015 0.9340206185567

Compare Edwards Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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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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