Independence Elementary School



Independence Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 145
1 135
2 108
3 124
4 119
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bolingbrook, IL in the Valley View Community Unit School District 365u. It enrolls 764 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Elementary School is the 174th largest public school in Illinois and the 5,155th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 764
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,155th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 174th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 214th out of 2,345

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Independence Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 388
(51%)
6,263
(51%)
 Female 376
(49%)
5,937
(49%)

Independence Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 418
(55%)
5,168
(42%)
 Black 154
(20%)
2,338
(19%)
 White 128
(17%)
3,336
(27%)
 Asian 32
(4%)
827
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
465
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Independence Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 457
(60%)
6,260
(51%)
 Not Eligible 197
(26%)
4,371
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(14%)
1,569
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Independence Elementary School is ranked 174th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.2%) is 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.

Independence Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 598
2007 646
2008 703
2009 664
2010 716
2011 739
2012 764

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.9
2007 21.5
2008 18.8
2009 18.2
2010 18.3
2011 21.4
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36525974025974
2006 0.42976588628763
2007 0.47987616099071
2008 0.52773826458037
2009 0.64156626506024
2010 0.62430167597765
2011 0.66035182679296
2012 0.74214659685864

Compare Independence Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.2%
 

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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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