Durfee Elementary School



Durfee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Durfee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 73
2 44
3 51
4 52
5 47
6 37
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Durfee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 353 students in grades 1st through 12th. Durfee Elementary School is the 1,484th largest public school in Illinois and the 36,355th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 353
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,355th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,484th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 842nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,187th out of 2,345

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Durfee Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 198
(56%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 155
(44%)
2,937
(49%)

Durfee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 213
(60%)
2,673
(44%)
 White 86
(24%)
2,408
(40%)
 Two or More 50
(14%)
652
(11%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
200
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Durfee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(90%)
4,228
(70%)
 Not Eligible 30
(8%)
1,624
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
155
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Durfee Elementary School is ranked 592nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Durfee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) 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.

Durfee Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 263
2006 263
2007 235
2008 263
2009 260
2010 314
2011 327
2012 353

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 18.8
2007 18.1
2008 16.5
2009 14.8
2010 20.2
2011 20.6
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9277566539924
2006
2007 0.97872340425532
2008
2009
2010 0.93949044585987
2011 0.56269113149847
2012 0.91501416430595

Compare Durfee 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 91.5%
 

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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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