Ideal Elementary School



Ideal Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ideal Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 82
K 48
1 34
2 45
3 42
4 42
5 41
6 45
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ideal Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Countryside, IL in the La Grange School District 105 South. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ideal Elementary School is the 1,327th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,721st largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,721st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,327th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 842nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,048th out of 2,345

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Ideal Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 195
(51%)
612
(53%)
 Female 184
(49%)
539
(47%)

Ideal Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 195
(51%)
448
(39%)
 White 141
(37%)
616
(54%)
 Black 23
(6%)
30
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
37
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ideal Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 153
(40%)
366
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 114
(30%)
194
(17%)
 Not Eligible 112
(30%)
591
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ideal Elementary School is ranked 806th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ideal Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.4%) 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.

Ideal Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 233
2006 232
2007 220
2008 286
2009 278
2010 366
2011 385
2012 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.5
2007 15.7
2008 15.8
2009 13.9
2010 18.8
2011 18.3
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39484978540773
2006 0.40948275862069
2007 0.44090909090909
2008 0.35664335664336
2009 0.46043165467626
2010 0.39344262295082
2011 0.62077922077922
2012 0.70448548812665

Compare Ideal Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.4%
 

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Public PK - 06 379 12.9:1  
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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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