Fernwood Elementary School



Fernwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fernwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 39
1 36
2 36
3 36
4 28
5 25
6 30
7 34
8 51
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fernwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 351 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fernwood Elementary School is the 1,483rd largest public school in Illinois and the 36,943rd largest nationally. It has 25.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 351
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,943rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,483rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,390th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,125th out of 2,415

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Fernwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 184
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 167
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Fernwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 350
(100%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,960
(47%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Fernwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 337
(96%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 14
(4%)
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, Fernwood Elementary School is ranked 537th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fernwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) 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.

Fernwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 467
2006 436
2007 446
2008 450
2009 355
2010 318
2011 341
2012 313
2013 305
2014 342
2015 351

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 19.8
2007 20.3
2008 19.1
2009 14.2
2010 19.9
2011 18.9
2012 13.9
2013 16.9
2014 20.7
2015 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94646680942184
2006 0.97018348623853
2007 0.97533632286996
2008 0.9
2009 0.9887323943662
2010 0.9748427672956
2011 0.98240469208211
2012 0.97444089456869
2013 0.97377049180328
2014 0.98245614035088
2015 0.96011396011396

Compare Fernwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 96.0%
 

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