Wacker Elementary School



Wacker Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wacker Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 24
1 34
2 24
3 22
4 31
5 27
6 22
7 16
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wacker Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 266 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wacker Elementary School is the 1,914th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,344th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 266
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,344th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,914th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,231st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,160th out of 2,415

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Wacker Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 136
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 130
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Wacker Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 266
(100%)
113,125
(39%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Wacker Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(89%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 28
(11%)
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, Wacker Elementary School is ranked 880th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wacker Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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.

Wacker Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 265
2007 252
2008 246
2009 251
2010 253
2011 241
2012 236
2013 240
2014 243
2015 266

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 18.9
2007 16.8
2008 20.5
2009 17.9
2010 25.3
2011 21.9
2012 18.4
2013 14.5
2014 17.3
2015 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87544483985765
2006 0.94339622641509
2007 0.89285714285714
2008 0.89837398373984
2009 0.90438247011952
2010 0.8498023715415
2011 0.87551867219917
2012 0.81779661016949
2013 0.90416666666667
2014 0.94650205761317
2015 0.89473684210526

Compare Wacker Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.5%
 

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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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