Ideal



Ideal Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ideal Students by Grade
PK 26
K 25
1 29
2 24
3 34
4 13
5 24
6 42
7 35
8 33
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ideal is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ideal is the 786th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 42,853rd largest nationally. It has 118.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 118.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 2.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,853rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 786th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,190th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,181st out of 1,191

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Ideal Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 155
(54%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 130
(46%)
28,316
(48%)

Ideal Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 156
(55%)
15,098
(26%)
 White 80
(28%)
8,010
(14%)
 Black 29
(10%)
30,930
(52%)
 Asian 15
(5%)
3,923
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
421
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
599
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)

Ideal Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 220
(77%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 65
(23%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Ideal is ranked 264th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ideal students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

Ideal Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 189
2006 197
2007 196
2008 203
2009 211
2010 218
2011 216
2012 228
2013 257
2014 279
2015 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 17.9
2007 21.8
2008 19
2009 21.1
2010 24.2
2011 30.9
2012 24.1
2013 22.7
2014 N/A
2015 118.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63492063492063
2006 0.6243654822335
2007 0.64285714285714
2008 0.66995073891626
2009 0.65876777251185
2010 0.70183486238532
2011 0.68518518518519
2012 0.71491228070175
2013 0.77821011673152
2014 0.78494623655914
2015 0.7719298245614

Compare Ideal to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
11,870.0% 118.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.2%
 

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Ideal
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Public PK - 08 285 118.7:1  
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Private PK - 08 58 9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 447 17.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 255 21.4:1 2 miles
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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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