Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy



Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Grade
PK 48
K 41
1 47
2 49
3 48
4 60
5 36
6 40
7 41
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy is the 934th largest public school in Illinois and the 26,477th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,477th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 934th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,947th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,293rd out of 2,415

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Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 233
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 221
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 431
(95%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
136,960
(47%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 8
(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, Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy is ranked 307th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) 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.

Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 504
2007 471
2008 442
2009 436
2010 410
2011 365
2012 346
2013 509
2014 467
2015 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 21.9
2007 20.5
2008 18.4
2009 22.9
2010 21.6
2011 19.2
2012 18.3
2013 19.6
2014 18.7
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90727272727273
2006 0.83134920634921
2007 0.93842887473461
2008 0.98190045248869
2009 0.90825688073394
2010 0.94146341463415
2011 0.86301369863014
2012 0.6849710982659
2013 0.87033398821218
2014 0.98715203426124
2015 0.98237885462555

Compare Jensen Elementary Scholastic Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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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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