Mather High School



Mather High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mather 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
9 438
10 395
11 357
12 369

Mather High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,559 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mather High School is the 149th largest public high school in Illinois and the 3,115th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,115th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 149th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 588th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 138th out of 828

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Mather High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 865
(55%)
64,770
(50%)
 Female 694
(45%)
65,235
(50%)

Mather High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 562
(36%)
59,819
(46%)
 Asian 448
(29%)
4,487
(3%)
 White 330
(21%)
9,949
(8%)
 Black 183
(12%)
53,836
(41%)
 Two or More 27
(2%)
1,459
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
348
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
107
(0%)

Mather High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,368
(88%)
110,381
(85%)
 Not Eligible 191
(12%)
19,544
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
80
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mather High School is ranked 32nd out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mather High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) 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.

Mather High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1867
2006 1759
2007 1724
2008 1735
2009 1632
2010 1622
2011 1647
2012 1694
2013 1575
2014 1570
2015 1559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 17.6
2007 15.4
2008 15.8
2009 16
2010 15.9
2011 16
2012 13.2
2013 15.6
2014 15.9
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87038028923407
2006 0.89255258669699
2007 0.88573085846868
2008 0.83054755043228
2009 0.91666666666667
2010 0.84710234278668
2011 0.8682452944748
2012 0.86658795749705
2013 0.89333333333333
2014 0.9140127388535
2015 0.87748556767158

Compare Mather High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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