Wells Community Academy High School



Wells Community Academy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wells Community 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
10 141
11 160
12 144

Wells Community Academy High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 593 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wells Community Academy High School is the 308th largest public high school in Illinois and the 9,345th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.2 to 1.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.91

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Wells Community Academy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 308
(52%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 285
(48%)
64,107
(49%)

Wells Community Academy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 310
(52%)
56,073
(43%)
 Black 261
(44%)
57,299
(44%)
 White 10
(2%)
9,422
(7%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
2,109
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
428
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4,310
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)

Wells Community Academy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 560
(94%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 33
(6%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wells Community Academy High School is ranked 153rd out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wells Community Academy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.4%) 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.

Wells Community Academy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1078
2006 1051
2007 900
2008 830
2009 671
2010 659
2011 628
2012 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 19.1
2007 15.3
2008 14.6
2009 14.9
2010 15
2011 12.8
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91280148423006
2006 0.8744053282588
2007 0.98333333333333
2008 0.53975903614458
2009 0.91356184798808
2010 0.9165402124431
2011 0.96815286624204
2012 0.94435075885329

Compare Wells Community Academy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
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 94.4%
 

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