Harper High School



Harper High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harper High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 121
10 132
11 141
12 127

Harper High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 521 students in grades 9th through 12th. Harper High School is the 335th largest public high school in Illinois and the 10,315th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.5 to 1.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.86

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Harper High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 274
(53%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 247
(47%)
65,640
(51%)

Harper High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 512
(98%)
57,299
(44%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
56,073
(43%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
9,422
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
428
(0%)

Harper High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 515
(99%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Harper High School is ranked 168th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harper High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Harper High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1242
2006 1291
2007 1244
2008 1069
2009 728
2010 692
2011 607
2012 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 25.3
2007 18.3
2008 14
2009 11.9
2010 12.8
2011 12.6
2012 9.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47584541062802
2006 0.8009295120062
2007 0.86575562700965
2008 0.68755846585594
2009 0.86263736263736
2010 0.73265895953757
2011 0.94069192751236
2012 0.98848368522073

Compare Harper High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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