Banner West Academy High School



Banner West Academy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Banner West 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 59
10 63
11 67
12 72

Banner West Academy High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 261 students in grades 9th through 12th. Banner West Academy High School is the 514th largest public high school in Illinois and the 15,664th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 261.0 to 1.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 261:1
Full Time Teachers: 1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,664th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 514th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 828th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 809th out of 828

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Banner West Academy High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 154
(59%)
64,770
(50%)
 Female 107
(41%)
65,235
(50%)

Banner West Academy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 239
(92%)
53,836
(41%)
 Hispanic 18
(7%)
59,819
(46%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
1,459
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
9,949
(8%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4,487
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
107
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
348
(0%)

Banner West Academy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(99%)
110,381
(85%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
19,544
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
80
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Banner West Academy High School is ranked 302nd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Banner West Academy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

Banner West Academy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 146
2012 143
2013 274
2014 269
2015 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 89.4
2015 261

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.75342465753425
2012 0.97202797202797
2013 0.95985401459854
2014 0.97397769516729
2015 0.98850574712644

Compare Banner West Academy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
26,100.0% 261.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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