Gresham Elementary School



Gresham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gresham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 31
1 41
2 26
3 38
4 23
5 46
6 33
7 24
8 37
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gresham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gresham Elementary School is the 1,623rd largest public school in Illinois and the 38,811th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,623rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,472nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,637th out of 2,345

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Gresham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 172
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 155
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Gresham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 2
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Gresham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(98%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 5
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gresham Elementary School is ranked 598th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gresham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Gresham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 573
2006 502
2007 442
2008 467
2009 433
2010 396
2011 360
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 18.6
2007 24.6
2008 21.2
2009 18.8
2010 18
2011 20
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81675392670157
2006 0.99402390438247
2007 0.99547511312217
2008 0.98929336188437
2009 0.99307159353349
2010 0.98989898989899
2011 0.99166666666667
2012 0.98470948012232

Compare Gresham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.5%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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