Kershaw Elementary School



Kershaw Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kershaw Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 47
K 28
1 23
2 32
3 28
4 34
5 28
6 23
7 25
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kershaw Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 292 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kershaw Elementary School is the 1,797th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,267th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 292
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,267th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,797th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,765th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,948th out of 2,415

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Kershaw Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 151
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 141
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Kershaw Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 288
(99%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Kershaw Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(95%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 15
(5%)
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, Kershaw Elementary School is ranked 724th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kershaw Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.9%) 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.

Kershaw Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 260
2006 252
2007 239
2008 270
2009 223
2010 242
2011 263
2012 257
2013 275
2014 267
2015 292

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 21
2007 26.6
2008 13.5
2009 12.4
2010 14.2
2011 15.5
2012 14.5
2013 15.3
2014 15.5
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94615384615385
2006 0.91666666666667
2007 1.0083682008368
2008 0.96666666666667
2009 0.98654708520179
2010 0.94628099173554
2011 0.95437262357414
2012 0.94163424124514
2013 0.94181818181818
2014 0.94007490636704
2015 0.9486301369863

Compare Kershaw Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 94.9%
 

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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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