Tarkington Elementary School



Tarkington Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tarkington Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 98
1 92
2 113
3 113
4 108
5 97
6 122
7 123
8 103
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tarkington Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,008 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tarkington Elementary School is the 55th largest public school in Illinois and the 1,305th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,008
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,305th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 55th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,288th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 113th out of 2,415

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Tarkington Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 523
(52%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 485
(48%)
145,297
(49%)

Tarkington Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 781
(77%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 216
(21%)
113,125
(39%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 2
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Tarkington Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 965
(96%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 43
(4%)
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, Tarkington Elementary School is ranked 41st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tarkington Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.7%) 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.

Tarkington Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 907
2006 1067
2007 1056
2008 1114
2009 1096
2010 1062
2011 1060
2012 1053
2013 1057
2014 1025
2015 1008

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 25.4
2007 21.6
2008 21.8
2009 20.7
2010 19.3
2011 19.3
2012 13.9
2013 17
2014 19.3
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.91202872531418
2009 0.98083941605839
2010 0.94821092278719
2011 0.97547169811321
2012 0.97150997150997
2013 0.96877956480605
2014 0.97268292682927
2015 0.95734126984127

Compare Tarkington Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.7%
 

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