Penn Elementary School



Penn Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penn Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 38
1 38
2 31
3 54
4 24
5 35
6 46
7 31
8 20
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Penn Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 369 students in grades 1st through 12th. Penn Elementary School is the 1,387th largest public school in Illinois and the 35,157th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,157th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,387th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,376th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,471st out of 2,415

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Penn Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 210
(57%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 159
(43%)
145,297
(49%)

Penn Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 331
(90%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 36
(10%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Penn Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 8
(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, Penn Elementary School is ranked 472nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penn Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) 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.

Penn Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 415
2007 406
2008 382
2009 369
2010 414
2011 420
2012 356
2013 397
2014 370
2015 369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 17.3
2007 21.4
2008 15.9
2009 14.8
2010 18.8
2011 15
2012 10.4
2013 15.3
2014 15.6
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88191881918819
2006 0.79518072289157
2007 0.89162561576355
2008 0.92670157068063
2009 0.99186991869919
2010 0.99275362318841
2011 0.99285714285714
2012 0.97752808988764
2013 0.97229219143577
2014 0.98918918918919
2015 0.97831978319783

Compare Penn Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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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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