U S Grant Elementary School



U S Grant Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

U S Grant Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 41
2 20
3 40
4 36
5 23
6 30
7 25
8 29
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

U S Grant Elementary School is a public elementary school located in South Chicago Hei, IL in the Chicago Heights School District 170. It enrolls 282 students in grades 1st through 12th. U S Grant Elementary School is the 1,844th largest public school in Illinois and the 43,105th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 282
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,105th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,844th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 901st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,777th out of 2,415

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U S Grant Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 143
(51%)
1,680
(53%)
 Female 139
(49%)
1,508
(47%)

U S Grant Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 221
(78%)
1,982
(62%)
 Black 38
(13%)
1,029
(32%)
 White 16
(6%)
112
(4%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
61
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

U S Grant Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(51%)
2,484
(78%)
 Not Eligible 139
(49%)
704
(22%)
 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, U S Grant Elementary School is ranked 1,429th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of U S Grant Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.7%) 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.

U S Grant Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 291
2006 307
2007 265
2008 282
2009 248
2010 260
2011 271
2012 264
2013 272
2014 283
2015 282

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.2
2007 15.6
2008 15.7
2009 13.8
2010 17.3
2011 16.9
2012 17.4
2013 18.1
2014 16.6
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90378006872852
2006 0.94462540716612
2007 0.99622641509434
2008 0.93617021276596
2009 1.0967741935484
2010 0.98846153846154
2011 0.97785977859779
2012 0.96590909090909
2013 0.98161764705882
2014 0.96113074204947
2015 0.50709219858156

Compare U S Grant Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 282 14.8:1  
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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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