Holmes Elementary School



Holmes Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Holmes Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 31
1 26
2 24
3 32
4 34
5 27
6 28
7 22
8 22
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Holmes Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. Holmes Elementary School is the 1,942nd largest public school in Illinois and the 43,690th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,690th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,942nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,748th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,942nd out of 2,345

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Holmes Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 140
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 130
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Holmes Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 267
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Holmes Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(96%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 12
(4%)
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, Holmes Elementary School is ranked 857th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Holmes Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.6%) 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.

Holmes Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 606
2006 549
2007 512
2008 474
2009 399
2010 368
2011 333
2012 270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 21.1
2007 19
2008 18.2
2009 16.6
2010 18.4
2011 19.6
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91584158415842
2006 0.99817850637523
2007 1.009765625
2008 0.90928270042194
2009 0.99498746867168
2010 0.98913043478261
2011 0.98498498498498
2012 0.95555555555556

Compare Holmes Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.6%
 

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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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