Ray Elementary School



Ray Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ray Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 113
K 57
1 74
2 83
3 68
4 76
5 67
6 58
7 65
8 58
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ray Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 719 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ray Elementary School is the 202nd largest public school in Illinois and the 7,181st largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 719
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,181st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 202nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,745th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 273rd out of 2,415

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Ray Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 394
(55%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 325
(45%)
145,297
(49%)

Ray Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 441
(61%)
113,125
(39%)
 White 133
(18%)
28,538
(10%)
 Hispanic 54
(8%)
136,960
(47%)
 Asian 52
(7%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 38
(5%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Ray Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 415
(58%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 304
(42%)
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, Ray Elementary School is ranked 356th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ray Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is slightly 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.

Ray Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 615
2007 605
2008 635
2009 627
2010 639
2011 643
2012 653
2013 707
2014 723
2015 719

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 22.8
2007 18.3
2008 17.2
2009 18.4
2010 19.4
2011 20.1
2012 15.8
2013 16.4
2014 20.6
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45967741935484
2006 0.43577235772358
2007 0.44793388429752
2008 0.41259842519685
2009 0.40191387559809
2010 0.41471048513302
2011 0.4556765163297
2012 0.42419601837672
2013 0.51909476661952
2014 0.64730290456432
2015 0.57719054242003

Compare Ray Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.7%
 

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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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