Galapagos Elementary Charter School



Galapagos Elementary Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Galapagos Elementary Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 32
2 36
3 37
4 36
5 37
6 37
7 36
8 31
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Galapagos Elementary Charter School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 323 students in grades 1st through 12th. Galapagos Elementary Charter School is the 1,630th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,541st largest nationally.

Total Students: 323
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Galapagos Elementary Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 169
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 154
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Galapagos Elementary Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 302
(93%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 21
(7%)
136,960
(47%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Galapagos Elementary Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(95%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 15
(5%)
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, Galapagos Elementary Charter School is ranked 624th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Galapagos Elementary Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.4%) 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.

Galapagos Elementary Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 190
2006 240
2007 272
2008 316
2009 322
2010 350
2011 350
2012 341
2013 340
2014 339
2015 323

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 12.3
2010 11.7
2011 13.5
2012 12.2
2013 26.2
2014 9.4
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.92088607594937
2009 0.93167701863354
2010 0.92571428571429
2011 0.95428571428571
2012 0.95601173020528
2013 0.95882352941176
2014 0.9646017699115
2015 0.95356037151703

Compare Galapagos Elementary Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
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 95.4%
 

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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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