Key Elementary School



Key Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Key Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 32
2 31
3 38
4 24
5 34
6 32
7 40
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Key Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 303 students in grades 1st through 12th. Key Elementary School is the 1,753rd largest public school in Illinois and the 40,947th largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,947th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,753rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,237th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,045th out of 2,345

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Key Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 165
(54%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 138
(46%)
147,201
(50%)

Key Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 289
(95%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Key Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(97%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 8
(3%)
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, Key Elementary School is ranked 691st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Key Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.4%) 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.

Key Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 489
2006 451
2007 441
2008 403
2009 364
2010 327
2011 296
2012 303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 22.6
2007 21
2008 21.2
2009 21.4
2010 21.8
2011 19.7
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82822085889571
2006 0.9179600886918
2007 0.85034013605442
2008 0.97022332506203
2009 0.99175824175824
2010 0.98470948012232
2011 0.97635135135135
2012 0.97359735973597

Compare Key Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.4%
 

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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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