Howe Elementary School



Howe Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howe Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 58
1 35
2 59
3 62
4 57
5 54
6 55
7 44
8 58
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howe Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howe Elementary School is the 656th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,243rd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,243rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 656th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,630th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 797th out of 2,415

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Howe Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 267
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 251
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Howe Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 501
(97%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
136,960
(47%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Howe Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 512
(99%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 6
(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, Howe Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howe 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.

Howe Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 695
2006 685
2007 588
2008 555
2009 543
2010 582
2011 575
2012 602
2013 640
2014 581
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 26.3
2007 21
2008 18.5
2009 18.1
2010 20.1
2011 19.2
2012 18.3
2013 14.5
2014 15.9
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86618705035971
2006 0.83941605839416
2007 0.91496598639456
2008 0.94234234234234
2009 0.9963167587477
2010 0.98453608247423
2011 0.97565217391304
2012 0.98671096345515
2013 0.971875
2014 0.98623063683305
2015 0.98841698841699

Compare Howe 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 98.8%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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