Payton College Preparatory High School



Payton College Preparatory High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Payton College Preparatory 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
9 206
10 246
11 145
12 259

Payton College Preparatory High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 856 students in grades 9th through 12th. Payton College Preparatory High School is the 256th largest public high school in Illinois and the 6,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 856
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.44

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Payton College Preparatory High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 499
(58%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 357
(42%)
64,107
(49%)

Payton College Preparatory High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 315
(37%)
9,422
(7%)
 Hispanic 214
(25%)
56,073
(43%)
 Black 184
(21%)
57,299
(44%)
 Asian 70
(8%)
4,310
(3%)
 Two or More 68
(8%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
428
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
106
(0%)

Payton College Preparatory High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 581
(68%)
20,391
(16%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 224
(26%)
104,849
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(6%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Payton College Preparatory High School is ranked 281st out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Payton College Preparatory High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) is lower than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Payton College Preparatory High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 748
2006 757
2007 806
2008 864
2009 903
2010 895
2011 883
2012 856

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13.8
2007 14.1
2008 13.8
2009 15.3
2010 15.7
2011 16.7
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32620320855615
2006 0.33949801849406
2007 0.31265508684864
2008 0.29513888888889
2009 0.33001107419712
2010 0.32067039106145
2011 0.33182332955832
2012 0.32126168224299

Compare Payton College Preparatory High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 856 12.9:1  
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