Volta Elementary School



Volta Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Volta Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 79
K 76
1 95
2 107
3 86
4 116
5 97
6 90
7 106
8 82
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Volta Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 934 students in grades 1st through 12th. Volta Elementary School is the 73rd largest public school in Illinois and the 1,945th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 934
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,945th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 73rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,685th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 65th out of 2,415

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Volta Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 502
(54%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 432
(46%)
145,297
(49%)

Volta Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 627
(67%)
136,960
(47%)
 Asian 220
(24%)
10,422
(4%)
 White 61
(7%)
28,538
(10%)
 Black 21
(2%)
113,125
(39%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Volta Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 862
(92%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 72
(8%)
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, Volta Elementary School is ranked 56th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Volta Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.3%) 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.

Volta Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 889
2006 930
2007 927
2008 1012
2009 1012
2010 986
2011 1012
2012 994
2013 1024
2014 988
2015 934

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 22.7
2007 22.1
2008 21.5
2009 20.7
2010 21
2011 20.2
2012 11.1
2013 18.5
2014 17.7
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95613048368954
2006 0.94408602150538
2007 0.9546925566343
2008 0.91897233201581
2009 0.95553359683794
2010 0.96146044624746
2011 0.94466403162055
2012 0.94366197183099
2013 0.9345703125
2014 0.94736842105263
2015 0.92291220556745

Compare Volta Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.3%
 

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