Mather High School



Mather High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mather 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
9 554
10 391
11 362
12 387

Mather High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,694 students in grades 8th through 12th. Mather High School is the 133rd largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,474th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 128.01

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Mather High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 887
(52%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 807
(48%)
65,640
(51%)

Mather High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 628
(37%)
56,073
(43%)
 Asian 410
(24%)
4,310
(3%)
 White 377
(22%)
9,422
(7%)
 Black 233
(14%)
57,299
(44%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
428
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
106
(0%)

Mather High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,339
(79%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 226
(13%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(8%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mather High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mather High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.7%) 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.

Mather High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1867
2006 1759
2007 1724
2008 1735
2009 1632
2010 1622
2011 1647
2012 1694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 17.6
2007 15.4
2008 15.8
2009 16
2010 15.9
2011 16
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87038028923407
2006 0.89255258669699
2007 0.88573085846868
2008 0.83054755043228
2009 0.91666666666667
2010 0.84710234278668
2011 0.8682452944748
2012 0.86658795749705

Compare Mather High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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