Table 1

Demographic characteristics of Humboldt Park and targeted Humboldt Park elementary

Characteristic

Humboldt Park

Von Humboldt Elementary

Ana Roque de Duprey Elementary


Population size (n)

65,836

624

296

% Hispanic

48.0

52.4

80.5

% Puerto Rican

37.3

--

--

% Black

47.4

41.0

10.8

% White

3.3

0.6

3.0

% Asian

0.4

0.0

0.9

% Other race/ethnicity

0.9

6.0

4.8

% Low incomei

88.6

97.9

97.0

% Limited English proficiencyii

31.2

4.5

33.3


iLow-income in Humboldt Park defined as the percentage of residents at or below the poverty level; low-income in elementary schools defined as the percentage of students receiving free/reduced lunch

iiLimited English proficiency defined as report of speaking English "not well" or "not at all"

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. Chicago Public School Profiles, Data as of 2008, available at <https://research.cps.k12.il.us/resweb/PageServlet?page=schoolprofile&class=profile.SchoolProfile webcite>.

Gupta et al. BMC Pediatrics 2010 10:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-45

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