Gifford Street High School



Gifford Street High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gifford Street 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 23
10 39
11 61
12 33

Gifford Street High School is a public high school of the School District U-46 located in Elgin, IL. It has 156 students in grades 7th through 12th. Gifford Street High School is the 615th largest public high school in Illinois and the 18,493rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.8 to 1.

Total Students: 156
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,493rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 615th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 66th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 453rd out of 828

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Gifford Street High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 79
(51%)
8,810
(49%)
 Male 77
(49%)
9,142
(51%)

Gifford Street High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 110
(71%)
9,082
(51%)
 Black 21
(13%)
1,205
(7%)
 White 18
(12%)
5,505
(31%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
578
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
101
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1,476
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Gifford Street High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 135
(87%)
8,569
(48%)
 Not Eligible 21
(13%)
7,941
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,442
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gifford Street High School is ranked 444th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gifford Street High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.5%) 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.

Gifford Street High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 131
2006 163
2007 155
2008 0
2009 144
2010 167
2011 182
2012 207
2013 135
2014 164
2015 156

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 9.6
2007 8.2
2008 N/A
2009 6.6
2010 9.1
2011 10.1
2012 9.6
2013 6.5
2014 7.5
2015 6.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97709923664122
2006 0.99386503067485
2007 0.98064516129032
2008
2009 0.98611111111111
2010 0.98203592814371
2011 0.82417582417582
2012 0.8792270531401
2013 0.91851851851852
2014 0.8719512195122
2015 0.86538461538462

Compare Gifford Street High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
680.0% 6.8:1
 
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 86.5%
 

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