Ball Elementary School



Ball Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ball Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 127
K 104
1 107
2 114
3 107
4 102
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ball Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chatham, IL in the Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5. It enrolls 661 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ball Elementary School is the 282nd largest public school in Illinois and the 9,512th largest nationally. It has 34.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 661
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 34.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,512th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 282nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,318th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,795th out of 2,345

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Ball Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 348
(53%)
1,294
(51%)
 Female 313
(47%)
1,247
(49%)

Ball Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 546
(83%)
2,072
(82%)
 Black 55
(8%)
144
(6%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
124
(5%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
111
(4%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
85
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ball Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 530
(80%)
2,050
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(14%)
406
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
85
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ball Elementary School is ranked 1,554th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ball Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.8%) 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.

Ball Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 580
2006 668
2007 654
2008 655
2009 637
2010 704
2011 661
2012 661

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.7
2007 19.2
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 17.6
2011 16.8
2012 34.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11206896551724
2006 0.11676646706587
2007 0.12079510703364
2008 0.12519083969466
2009 0.13657770800628
2010 0.13920454545455
2011 0.18456883509834
2012 0.1981845688351

Compare Ball Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,480.0% 34.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 04 661 34.8:1  
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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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