Mcpherson Elementary School



Mcpherson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcpherson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 94
1 67
2 76
3 82
4 73
5 77
6 46
7 54
8 60
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mcpherson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 682 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mcpherson Elementary School is the 251st largest public school in Illinois and the 8,488th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 682
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,488th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 251st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,472nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 375th out of 2,345

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Mcpherson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 368
(54%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 314
(46%)
147,201
(50%)

Mcpherson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 530
(78%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 63
(9%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 45
(7%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 30
(4%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Mcpherson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 598
(88%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 60
(9%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mcpherson Elementary School is ranked 146th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcpherson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

Mcpherson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 686
2006 639
2007 644
2008 648
2009 654
2010 675
2011 685
2012 682

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 22
2007 18.9
2008 16.2
2009 16
2010 17.3
2011 18
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95043731778426
2006 0.92801251956182
2007 0.89596273291925
2008 0.91203703703704
2009 0.93730886850153
2010 0.90666666666667
2011 0.91678832116788
2012 0.91202346041056

Compare Mcpherson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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