Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary



Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 103
2 127
3 106
4 102
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary is a public elementary school located in Aurora, IL in the Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204. It enrolls 648 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary is the 311th largest public school in Illinois and the 10,254th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 648
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,254th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 311th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,939th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 596th out of 2,345

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Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 340
(52%)
10,166
(52%)
 Female 308
(48%)
9,502
(48%)

Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 342
(53%)
10,349
(53%)
 Asian 141
(22%)
4,628
(24%)
 Hispanic 99
(15%)
2,105
(11%)
 Black 35
(5%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
892
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 534
(82%)
15,828
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(12%)
2,592
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
1,248
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary is ranked 1,680th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 632
2006 653
2007 632
2008 628
2009 635
2010 681
2011 664
2012 648

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 17.2
2007 17.6
2008 15.9
2009 15.5
2010 16.6
2011 17
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 0.13385826771654
2010 0.15271659324523
2011 0.14759036144578
2012 0.17592592592593

Compare Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 648 17.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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