Carl Sandburg Elementary School



Carl Sandburg Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carl Sandburg Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 2
1 170
2 161
3 200
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carl Sandburg Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Charleston, IL in the Charleston Community Unit School District 1. It enrolls 533 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carl Sandburg Elementary School is the 598th largest public school in Illinois and the 18,536th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 533
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,536th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 598th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 202nd out of 2,345

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Carl Sandburg Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 268
(50%)
786
(52%)
 Female 265
(50%)
722
(48%)

Carl Sandburg Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 457
(86%)
1,347
(89%)
 Black 26
(5%)
61
(4%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
43
(3%)
 Hispanic 16
(3%)
25
(2%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Carl Sandburg Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 281
(53%)
827
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(42%)
578
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
103
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Carl Sandburg Elementary School is ranked 877th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carl Sandburg Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) 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.

Carl Sandburg Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 527
2006 528
2007 543
2008 554
2009 541
2010 580
2011 537
2012 533

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.1
2007 15.5
2008 13.5
2009 13.7
2010 16.6
2011 14.9
2012 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41176470588235
2006 0.40909090909091
2007 0.4548802946593
2008 0.44223826714801
2009 0.47134935304991
2010 0.50689655172414
2011 0.42458100558659
2012 0.47279549718574

Compare Carl Sandburg Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.3%
 
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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