Gillespie Elementary School



Gillespie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gillespie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 47
K 54
1 51
2 54
3 81
4 49
5 40
6 44
7 57
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gillespie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gillespie Elementary School is the 612th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,458th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,458th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 612th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,376th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 653rd out of 2,415

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Gillespie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 275
(52%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 252
(48%)
145,297
(49%)

Gillespie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 511
(97%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Gillespie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 512
(97%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 15
(3%)
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, Gillespie Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gillespie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) 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.

Gillespie Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 695
2006 714
2007 639
2008 547
2009 534
2010 486
2011 589
2012 593
2013 565
2014 501
2015 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 22.3
2007 20
2008 16.6
2009 19.1
2010 16.8
2011 21
2012 17.1
2013 15.7
2014 15.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9568345323741
2006 0.8515406162465
2007 0.99687010954617
2008 0.96343692870201
2009 0.97191011235955
2010 0.97736625514403
2011 0.97283531409168
2012 0.92074198988196
2013 0.95398230088496
2014 0.97405189620758
2015 0.97153700189753

Compare Gillespie 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 97.2%
 

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