Parker Elementary Community Academy



Parker Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parker Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 121
K 67
1 62
2 74
3 91
4 58
5 48
6 68
7 51
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Parker Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 678 students in grades 1st through 12th. Parker Elementary Community Academy is the 249th largest public school in Illinois and the 9,059th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 678
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,059th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 249th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,988th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 437th out of 2,415

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Parker Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 353
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 325
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Parker Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 662
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
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%)

Parker Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 667
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 11
(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, Parker Elementary Community Academy is ranked 115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parker Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.4%) 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.

Parker Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 738
2006 686
2007 616
2008 716
2009 679
2010 751
2011 803
2012 820
2013 747
2014 758
2015 678

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 20.8
2007 18.1
2008 19.6
2009 18.4
2010 22.8
2011 22.9
2012 21
2013 18.9
2014 18.7
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78184281842818
2006 0.92565597667638
2007 0.91720779220779
2008 0.95670391061453
2009 0.99558173784978
2010 0.99600532623169
2011 0.99252801992528
2012 0.99634146341463
2013 0.99598393574297
2014 0.99472295514512
2015 0.98377581120944

Compare Parker Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.4%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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