Hedges Elementary School



Hedges Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hedges Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 90
K 67
1 78
2 78
3 87
4 73
5 72
6 75
7 54
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hedges Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 726 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hedges Elementary School is the 196th largest public school in Illinois and the 6,890th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 726
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,890th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 196th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,630th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 227th out of 2,415

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Hedges Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 394
(54%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 332
(46%)
145,297
(49%)

Hedges Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 698
(96%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 15
(2%)
113,125
(39%)
 White 11
(2%)
28,538
(10%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Hedges Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 712
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 14
(2%)
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, Hedges Elementary School is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hedges Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) 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.

Hedges Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1022
2006 973
2007 971
2008 933
2009 880
2010 884
2011 840
2012 864
2013 834
2014 772
2015 726

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 22.1
2007 20.2
2008 18.7
2009 18.3
2010 20.1
2011 19.1
2012 12.7
2013 18
2014 16.3
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94716242661448
2006 1.0071942446043
2007 1.005149330587
2008 0.95712754555198
2009 0.99659090909091
2010 0.99321266968326
2011 0.99166666666667
2012 0.98958333333333
2013 0.98441247002398
2014 0.99611398963731
2015 0.98071625344353

Compare Hedges Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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