Pepper Ridge Elementary School



Pepper Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pepper Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 79
2 70
3 74
4 72
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pepper Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bloomington, IL in the Mclean County Usd 5 School District. It enrolls 443 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pepper Ridge Elementary School is the 993rd largest public school in Illinois and the 27,172nd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 443
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,172nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 993rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 715th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 677th out of 2,345

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Pepper Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 229
(52%)
5,161
(52%)
 Female 214
(48%)
4,828
(48%)

Pepper Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 304
(69%)
6,634
(66%)
 Black 78
(18%)
1,168
(12%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
696
(7%)
 Two or More 20
(5%)
566
(6%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
893
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)

Pepper Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 239
(54%)
6,767
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 186
(42%)
2,705
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
517
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Pepper Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pepper Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.0%) is slightly 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.

Pepper Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 402
2006 426
2007 463
2008 469
2009 421
2010 394
2011 429
2012 443

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 17
2007 18.5
2008 12.1
2009 11.7
2010 15.2
2011 16.5
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3681592039801
2006 0.48591549295775
2007 0.55291576673866
2008 0.52025586353945
2009 0.52256532066508
2010 0.44416243654822
2011 0.45454545454545
2012 0.46049661399549

Compare Pepper Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.0%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 443 12.4:1  
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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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