Schurz High School



Schurz High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Schurz 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
9 451
10 534
11 483
12 506

Schurz High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,974 students in grades 9th through 12th. Schurz High School is the 94th largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,679th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,974
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 133.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,679th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 94th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 461st out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 69th out of 828

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Schurz High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,068
(54%)
64,770
(50%)
 Female 906
(46%)
65,235
(50%)

Schurz High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,608
(81%)
59,819
(46%)
 Black 187
(9%)
53,836
(41%)
 White 115
(6%)
9,949
(8%)
 Asian 28
(1%)
4,487
(3%)
 Two or More 23
(1%)
1,459
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
348
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
107
(0%)

Schurz High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,812
(92%)
110,381
(85%)
 Not Eligible 162
(8%)
19,544
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
80
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Schurz High School is ranked 17th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Schurz High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.8%) 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.

Schurz High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2359
2006 2237
2007 1977
2008 2361
2009 2192
2010 2233
2011 2339
2012 2356
2013 2359
2014 2283
2015 1974

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 20.3
2007 17.2
2008 18.4
2009 16.4
2010 16.4
2011 16.9
2012 14
2013 15
2014 16
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80627384484951
2006 0.79928475637014
2007 0.93424380374305
2008 0.80389665396019
2009 0.89507299270073
2010 0.93416927899687
2011 0.92860196665242
2012 0.92190152801358
2013 0.95040271301399
2014 0.93999123959702
2015 0.91793313069909

Compare Schurz High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 91.8%
 

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