South Loop Elementary School



South Loop Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Loop Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 73
1 111
2 101
3 95
4 98
5 76
6 78
7 59
8 56
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Loop Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 801 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Loop Elementary School is the 148th largest public school in Illinois and the 4,075th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 801
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,075th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 148th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,135th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 434th out of 2,345

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South Loop Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 422
(53%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 379
(47%)
150,004
(50%)

South Loop Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 370
(46%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 220
(27%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 77
(10%)
9,613
(3%)
 Hispanic 72
(9%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 37
(5%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 24
(3%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

South Loop Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 557
(70%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(25%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Loop Elementary School is ranked 920th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Loop Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

South Loop Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 399
2006 448
2007 469
2008 577
2009 633
2010 690
2011 784
2012 801

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.5
2007 14.7
2008 17
2009 17.1
2010 19.2
2011 21.2
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3609022556391
2006 0.29017857142857
2007 0.26652452025586
2008 0.33795493934142
2009 0.34597156398104
2010 0.33188405797101
2011 0.33928571428571
2012 0.30461922596754

Compare South Loop Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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