Ward L Elementary School



Ward L Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ward L Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 62
1 53
2 58
3 59
4 59
5 53
6 47
7 57
8 59
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ward L Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ward L Elementary School is the 480th largest public school in Illinois and the 16,082nd largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,082nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 480th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,720th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 645th out of 2,415

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Ward L Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 286
(50%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 281
(50%)
145,297
(49%)

Ward L Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 537
(95%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 3
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Ward L Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 557
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
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, Ward L Elementary School is ranked 176th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ward L Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) 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.

Ward L Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 508
2006 460
2007 414
2008 452
2009 449
2010 447
2011 428
2012 387
2013 677
2014 652
2015 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 20.9
2007 18.8
2008 19.7
2009 21.4
2010 22.4
2011 23.8
2012 19.2
2013 17.4
2014 18.2
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97047244094488
2006 0.95869565217391
2007 1
2008 0.99115044247788
2009 0.99331848552339
2010 0.95749440715884
2011 0.99299065420561
2012 0.98966408268734
2013 0.99556868537666
2014 0.98773006134969
2015 0.98236331569665

Compare Ward L Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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