Kenwood Academy High School



Kenwood Academy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kenwood Academy High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 131
8 88
9 463
10 421
11 341
12 374

Kenwood Academy High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,818 students in grades 7th through 12th. Kenwood Academy High School is the 114th largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,019th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,818
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 125.57

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Kenwood Academy High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,015
(56%)
65,640
(51%)
 Male 803
(44%)
64,107
(49%)

Kenwood Academy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,553
(85%)
57,299
(44%)
 Two or More 93
(5%)
2,109
(2%)
 Hispanic 82
(5%)
56,073
(43%)
 Asian 57
(3%)
4,310
(3%)
 White 24
(1%)
9,422
(7%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
428
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
106
(0%)

Kenwood Academy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,167
(64%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 518
(28%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 133
(7%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kenwood Academy High School is ranked 39th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kenwood Academy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.5%) 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.

Kenwood Academy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1625
2006 1698
2007 1542
2008 1698
2009 1790
2010 1822
2011 1848
2012 1818

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 21.2
2007 17.9
2008 17.2
2009 17.7
2010 18
2011 17.9
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65661538461538
2006 0.61425206124853
2007 0.77107652399481
2008 0.74911660777385
2009 0.79832402234637
2010 0.78046103183315
2011 0.78463203463203
2012 0.71507150715072

Compare Kenwood Academy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.5%
 

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