Homestead Elementary School



Homestead Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Homestead Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 37
1 131
2 133
3 134
4 133
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Homestead Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, IL in the Oswego Community Unit School District 308. It enrolls 668 students in grades 1st through 12th. Homestead Elementary School is the 268th largest public school in Illinois and the 9,160th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 668
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,160th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 268th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,812th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 511th out of 2,345

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Homestead Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 352
(53%)
6,676
(52%)
 Female 316
(47%)
6,237
(48%)

Homestead Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 356
(53%)
8,074
(63%)
 Hispanic 105
(16%)
2,271
(18%)
 Asian 104
(16%)
914
(7%)
 Black 58
(9%)
901
(7%)
 Two or More 40
(6%)
727
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Homestead Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 527
(79%)
9,362
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(18%)
2,729
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
822
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Homestead Elementary School is ranked 1,498th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Homestead Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.1%) 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.

Homestead Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 473
2006 509
2007 505
2008 567
2009 591
2010 654
2011 645
2012 668

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 18.2
2007 18.7
2008 20.2
2009 19.5
2010 22.2
2011 20.8
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.078224101479915
2006 0.084479371316306
2007 0.093069306930693
2008 0.067019400352734
2009 0.12182741116751
2010 0.099388379204893
2011 0.15193798449612
2012 0.21107784431138

Compare Homestead Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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