Desoto Elementary School



Desoto Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Desoto Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 31
K 23
1 27
2 23
3 22
4 20
5 26
6 29
7 24
8 22
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Desoto Elementary School is a public elementary school located in De Soto, IL in the Desoto Cons School District 86. It enrolls 247 students in grades 1st through 12th. Desoto Elementary School is the 2,056th largest public school in Illinois and the 45,319th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 247
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,056th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,911th out of 2,345

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Desoto Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 124
(50%)
124
(50%)
 Female 123
(50%)
123
(50%)

Desoto Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(90%)
223
(90%)
 Black 11
(4%)
11
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Desoto Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(59%)
146
(59%)
 Not Eligible 101
(41%)
101
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Desoto Elementary School is ranked 1,461st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Desoto Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.1%) is slightly 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.

Desoto Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 234
2006 223
2007 228
2008 281
2009 261
2010 273
2011 265
2012 247

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 11.2
2007 12.7
2008 13.4
2009 12.4
2010 13
2011 12.6
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38034188034188
2006 0.54260089686099
2007 0.50877192982456
2008 0.50533807829181
2009 0.49808429118774
2010 N/A
2011 0.47924528301887
2012 0.59109311740891

Compare Desoto Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.1%
 

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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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