Gard Elementary School



Gard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 125
1 88
2 93
3 54
4 91
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Beardstown, IL in the Beardstown Community Unit School District 15. It enrolls 564 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gard Elementary School is the 505th largest public school in Illinois and the 15,922nd largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 564
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,922nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 505th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,080th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 483rd out of 2,345

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Gard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 290
(51%)
831
(52%)
 Female 274
(49%)
763
(48%)

Gard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 314
(56%)
774
(49%)
 White 189
(34%)
668
(42%)
 Black 44
(8%)
109
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 411
(73%)
1,055
(66%)
 Not Eligible 82
(15%)
352
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(13%)
187
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gard Elementary School is ranked 267th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Gard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 488
2006 448
2007 469
2008 483
2009 425
2010 522
2011 551
2012 564

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 11.8
2007 12.3
2008 11.5
2009 11.2
2010 13.9
2011 13.1
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79303278688525
2006 0.83258928571429
2007 0.84434968017058
2008 0.89233954451346
2009 0.96705882352941
2010 0.80651340996169
2011 0.82940108892922
2012 0.85460992907801

Compare Gard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.5%
 

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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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