Dakota Elementary School



Dakota Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dakota Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 72
1 45
2 55
3 60
4 60
5 71
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dakota Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dakota, IL in the Dakota Community Unit School District 201. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dakota Elementary School is the 948th largest public school in Illinois and the 26,153rd largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,153rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 948th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,293rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 934th out of 2,345

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Dakota Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(51%)
231
(51%)
 Female 222
(49%)
222
(49%)

Dakota Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 412
(91%)
412
(91%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dakota Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 303
(67%)
303
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(24%)
107
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
43
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Dakota Elementary School is ranked 1,433rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dakota Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) is 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.

Dakota Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 449
2006 423
2007 453
2008 467
2009 490
2010 459
2011 436
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.4
2007 14.2
2008 13.2
2009 13.8
2010 13.5
2011 14.2
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17594654788419
2006 0.19621749408983
2007 0.19426048565121
2008 0.20556745182013
2009 0.26122448979592
2010 0.239651416122
2011 0.25917431192661
2012 0.33112582781457

Compare Dakota Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
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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