Waters Elementary School



Waters Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waters Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 92
1 64
2 87
3 82
4 73
5 73
6 48
7 68
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waters Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 641 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waters Elementary School is the 306th largest public school in Illinois and the 11,051st largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 641
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,051st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 306th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,168th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 645th out of 2,415

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Waters Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 336
(52%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 305
(48%)
148,447
(51%)

Waters Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 318
(50%)
28,538
(10%)
 Hispanic 241
(38%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 34
(5%)
3,538
(1%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
10,422
(4%)
 Black 20
(3%)
113,125
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)

Waters Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 393
(61%)
46,387
(16%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 248
(39%)
247,049
(84%)
 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, Waters Elementary School is ranked 845th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waters Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Waters Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 406
2006 358
2007 403
2008 459
2009 470
2010 554
2011 582
2012 603
2013 665
2014 622
2015 641

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 17
2007 17.5
2008 18.7
2009 17.4
2010 19.8
2011 19.4
2012 14.3
2013 18.7
2014 18.6
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9064039408867
2006 0.73184357541899
2007 0.70719602977667
2008 0.62309368191721
2009 0.67659574468085
2010 0.65162454873646
2011 0.54639175257732
2012 0.49419568822554
2013 0.46616541353383
2014 0.46784565916399
2015 0.38689547581903

Compare Waters Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 641 19.7:1  
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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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