Hefferan Elementary School



Hefferan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hefferan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 57
K 46
1 49
2 41
3 40
4 42
5 29
6 35
7 47
8 34
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hefferan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 420 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hefferan Elementary School is the 1,101st largest public school in Illinois and the 30,052nd largest nationally. It has 22.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 420
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,052nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,101st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,356th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,794th out of 2,415

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Hefferan Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 215
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 205
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Hefferan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 413
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Hefferan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 415
(99%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 5
(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, Hefferan Elementary School is ranked 356th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hefferan 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.

Hefferan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 471
2006 444
2007 449
2008 423
2009 330
2010 286
2011 257
2012 239
2013 414
2014 420
2015 420

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 24.7
2007 22.4
2008 18.4
2009 15
2010 20.4
2011 25.7
2012 15.7
2013 18
2014 22.1
2015 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92993630573248
2006 0.85135135135135
2007 0.89755011135857
2008 0.88416075650118
2009 0.96969696969697
2010 0.93706293706294
2011 0.94941634241245
2012 0.94142259414226
2013 0.98309178743961
2014 0.97619047619048
2015 0.98809523809524

Compare Hefferan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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