Richards Career Academy High School



Richards Career Academy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richards Career Academy 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
9 148
10 125
11 85
12 110

Richards Career Academy High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 468 students in grades 9th through 12th. Richards Career Academy High School is the 362nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 11,170th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.62

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Richards Career Academy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 246
(53%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 222
(47%)
64,107
(49%)

Richards Career Academy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 318
(68%)
56,073
(43%)
 Black 142
(30%)
57,299
(44%)
 White 4
(1%)
9,422
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
428
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)

Richards Career Academy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 440
(94%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 28
(6%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Richards Career Academy High School is ranked 194th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richards Career Academy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) 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.

Richards Career Academy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 465
2006 552
2007 583
2008 698
2009 608
2010 562
2011 470
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 19
2007 17.1
2008 19.4
2009 16.9
2010 16.5
2011 12.7
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81075268817204
2006 0.86050724637681
2007 0.90566037735849
2008 0.77077363896848
2009 0.97203947368421
2010 0.89501779359431
2011 0.92127659574468
2012 0.94017094017094

Compare Richards Career Academy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
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 94.0%
 

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