Melody Elementary School



Melody Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melody Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 114
K 46
1 55
2 56
3 64
4 48
5 35
6 53
7 52
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melody Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 573 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melody Elementary School is the 463rd largest public school in Illinois and the 15,584th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 573
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,584th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 463rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,043rd out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 791st out of 2,415

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Melody Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 288
(50%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 285
(50%)
148,447
(51%)

Melody Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 566
(99%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
520
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Melody Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 560
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 13
(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, Melody Elementary School is ranked 172nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melody Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.7%) 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.

Melody Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 544
2006 487
2007 449
2008 417
2009 384
2010 335
2011 311
2012 287
2013 613
2014 601
2015 573

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18
2007 20.4
2008 19.9
2009 19.2
2010 17.6
2011 18.3
2012 14.7
2013 19.2
2014 17.7
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98897058823529
2006 0.9917864476386
2007 1.0066815144766
2008 0.94964028776978
2009 0.98697916666667
2010 0.92835820895522
2011 0.95176848874598
2012 0.86759581881533
2013 0.98531810766721
2014 0.97504159733777
2015 0.97731239092496

Compare Melody Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.7%
 

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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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