West Prairie South Elementary



West Prairie South Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Prairie South Elementary Students by Grade
PK 27
K 30
1 29
2 29
3 26
4 31
5 1
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Prairie South Elementary is a public elementary school located in Colchester, IL in the West Prairie Community Unit School District 103. It enrolls 173 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Prairie South Elementary is the 2,286th largest public school in Illinois and the 49,475th largest nationally. It has 10.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 173
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.92
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,475th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,286th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 301st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,919th out of 2,345

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West Prairie South Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 100
(58%)
255
(54%)
 Female 73
(42%)
220
(46%)

West Prairie South Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(96%)
460
(97%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
7
(1%)
 Black 3
(2%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Prairie South Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(53%)
234
(49%)
 Not Eligible 82
(47%)
233
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
8
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, West Prairie South Elementary is ranked 1,862nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Prairie South Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.6%) 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.

West Prairie South Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 177
2006 177
2007 160
2008 145
2009 170
2010 186
2011 176
2012 173

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 12.6
2007 14.5
2008 10.6
2009 13.3
2010 13
2011 12.3
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53107344632768
2006 0.53107344632768
2007 0.4875
2008 0.52413793103448
2009 0.60588235294118
2010 0.49462365591398
2011 0.51704545454545
2012 0.52601156069364

Compare West Prairie South Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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West Prairie South Elementary
Colchester, IL
Public PK - 04 173 10.2:1  
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Public 05 - 08 182 11.3:1 1 miles
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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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