Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School



Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 28
1 28
2 28
3 29
4 29
5 29
6 30
7 40
8 51
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 292 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is the 1,797th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,267th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 292
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,267th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,797th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,139th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,062nd out of 2,415

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Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 148
(51%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 144
(49%)
148,447
(51%)

Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 285
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(70%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 88
(30%)
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, Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School is ranked 1,068th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) is 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.

Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 308
2006 303
2007 317
2008 328
2009 329
2010 323
2011 317
2012 306
2013 297
2014 297
2015 292

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 23.3
2007 21.1
2008 21.9
2009 21.9
2010 21.5
2011 22.6
2012 21.8
2013 19.2
2014 20.9
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49350649350649
2006 0.4950495049505
2007 0.54574132492114
2008 0.57621951219512
2009 0.61702127659574
2010 0.62848297213622
2011 0.64353312302839
2012 0.6437908496732
2013 0.63299663299663
2014 0.72390572390572
2015 0.6986301369863

Compare Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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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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