Mays Elementary Academy



Mays Elementary Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mays Elementary Academy Students by Grade
PK 37
K 45
1 49
2 61
3 56
4 48
5 47
6 43
7 42
8 43
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mays Elementary Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mays Elementary Academy is the 860th largest public school in Illinois and the 24,747th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,747th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 860th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,658th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,048th out of 2,415

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Mays Elementary Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 249
(53%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 222
(47%)
145,297
(49%)

Mays Elementary Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 461
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
136,960
(47%)
 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%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Mays Elementary Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 9
(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, Mays Elementary Academy is ranked 274th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mays Elementary Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) 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.

Mays Elementary Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 429
2006 394
2007 330
2008 351
2009 343
2010 307
2011 291
2012 300
2013 592
2014 477
2015 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 18.8
2007 16.5
2008 19.5
2009 19.1
2010 17.1
2011 18.2
2012 16.4
2013 17.4
2014 15.5
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95104895104895
2006 0.9746192893401
2007 1
2008 0.98290598290598
2009 0.99125364431487
2010 0.99022801302932
2011 0.96907216494845
2012 0.96666666666667
2013 0.97635135135135
2014 0.9895178197065
2015 0.98089171974522

Compare Mays Elementary Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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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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