Plato Learning Academy Elementary School



Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 54
2 55
3 79
4 62
5 47
6 51
7 49
8 49
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is the 752nd largest public school in Illinois and the 22,605th largest nationally. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,605th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 752nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,386th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,683rd out of 2,415

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Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 267
(54%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 226
(46%)
148,447
(51%)

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 488
(99%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
136,960
(47%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 466
(95%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 27
(5%)
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, Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is ranked 267th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plato Learning Academy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.5%) 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.

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 278
2009 319
2010 316
2011 413
2012 465
2013 472
2014 487
2015 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 19.9
2010 18.6
2011 18.8
2012 19.1
2013 36.3
2014 23.2
2015 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.99273607748184
2012 0.9741935483871
2013 0.98940677966102
2014 0.98357289527721
2015 0.94523326572008

Compare Plato Learning Academy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 94.5%
 

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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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