Barack H Obama Learning Academy



Barack H Obama Learning Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Barack H Obama Learning Academy Students by Grade
PK 54
K 48
1 53
2 50
3 49
4 52
5 45
6 55
7 45
8 53
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Barack H Obama Learning Academy is a public elementary school located in Markham, IL in the Hazel Crest School District 152-5. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Barack H Obama Learning Academy is the 707th largest public school in Illinois and the 21,530th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,530th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 707th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,575th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 837th out of 2,415

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Barack H Obama Learning Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 255
(51%)
474
(48%)
 Male 249
(49%)
515
(52%)

Barack H Obama Learning Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 418
(83%)
848
(86%)
 Hispanic 76
(15%)
123
(12%)
 White 7
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Barack H Obama Learning Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 499
(99%)
980
(99%)
 Not Eligible 5
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Barack H Obama Learning Academy is ranked 227th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Barack H Obama Learning Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) 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.

Barack H Obama Learning Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 291
2007 210
2008 196
2009 205
2010 180
2011 169
2012 162
2013 144
2014 148
2015 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 15.3
2007 12.4
2008 10.9
2009 10.8
2010 12
2011 13
2012 10.6
2013 12
2014 15.6
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72647058823529
2006 0.88316151202749
2007 0.6952380952381
2008 0.79591836734694
2009 0.98048780487805
2010 0.91666666666667
2011 0.98224852071006
2012 0.98148148148148
2013 0.97916666666667
2014 0.97972972972973
2015 0.99007936507937

Compare Barack H Obama Learning Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 504 16.9:1  
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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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