Funston Elementary School



Funston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Funston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 68
K 46
1 48
2 46
3 56
4 44
5 49
6 42
7 47
8 53
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Funston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. Funston Elementary School is the 723rd largest public school in Illinois and the 22,025th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,025th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 723rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,376th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 769th out of 2,415

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Funston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(56%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 219
(44%)
145,297
(49%)

Funston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 448
(90%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 47
(9%)
113,125
(39%)
 White 3
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Funston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 493
(99%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
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, Funston Elementary School is ranked 237th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Funston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) 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.

Funston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 614
2006 598
2007 530
2008 563
2009 587
2010 645
2011 616
2012 615
2013 582
2014 545
2015 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 17.1
2007 18.3
2008 18.8
2009 18.3
2010 20.2
2011 19.9
2012 14.2
2013 17.1
2014 16.1
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0374592833876
2006 1.0334448160535
2007 1.0547169811321
2008 0.97690941385435
2009 0.99488926746167
2010 0.97984496124031
2011 0.98051948051948
2012 0.9869918699187
2013 0.98625429553265
2014 0.99449541284404
2015 0.98797595190381

Compare Funston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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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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