Brush College Elementary School



Brush College Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brush College Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 21
1 25
2 20
3 39
4 23
5 24
6 17
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brush College Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 169 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brush College Elementary School is the 2,298th largest public school in Illinois and the 49,662nd largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 169
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,662nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,298th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 693rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,090th out of 2,345

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Brush College Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 87
(51%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 82
(49%)
2,937
(49%)

Brush College Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 98
(58%)
2,408
(40%)
 Black 39
(23%)
2,673
(44%)
 Two or More 27
(16%)
652
(11%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
200
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Brush College Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(85%)
4,228
(70%)
 Not Eligible 18
(11%)
1,624
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(5%)
155
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Brush College Elementary School is ranked 1,425th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brush College Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.3%) is significantly 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.

Brush College Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 195
2006 207
2007 193
2008 206
2009 169
2010 190
2011 187
2012 169

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.9
2007 17.5
2008 15.8
2009 14.1
2010 23.8
2011 18.9
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78974358974359
2006
2007 0.9119170984456
2008
2009
2010 0.87368421052632
2011 0.85026737967914
2012 0.89349112426036

Compare Brush College Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
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 89.3%
 

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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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