White Elementary Career Academy



White Elementary Career Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

White Elementary Career Academy Students by Grade
PK 17
K 16
1 17
2 21
3 23
4 25
5 22
6 11
7 18
8 15
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

White Elementary Career Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 185 students in grades 1st through 12th. White Elementary Career Academy is the 2,194th largest public school in Illinois and the 49,236th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,236th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,194th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,139th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,308th out of 2,415

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White Elementary Career Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 98
(53%)
145,297
(49%)
 Male 87
(47%)
148,447
(51%)

White Elementary Career Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 181
(98%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

White Elementary Career Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(86%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 25
(14%)
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, White Elementary Career Academy is ranked 1,322nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of White Elementary Career Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.5%) 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.

White Elementary Career Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 212
2006 223
2007 212
2008 196
2009 169
2010 130
2011 138
2012 134
2013 179
2014 170
2015 185

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 20.3
2007 17.7
2008 14.5
2009 18.8
2010 18.6
2011 17.2
2012 14.7
2013 15.6
2014 21.6
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95283018867925
2006 0.70403587443946
2007 1
2008 0.9030612244898
2009 0.98224852071006
2010 0.89230769230769
2011 0.95652173913043
2012 0.94776119402985
2013 0.97765363128492
2014 0.98235294117647
2015 0.86486486486486

Compare White Elementary Career Academy 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 86.5%
 

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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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