Hope Academy



Hope Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hope Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 49
2 38
3 44
4 37
5 48
6 44
7 46
8 33
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hope Academy is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hope Academy is the 1,327th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,721st largest nationally. It has 10.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,721st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,327th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 301st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 606th out of 2,345

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Hope Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 197
(52%)
2,937
(49%)
 Male 182
(48%)
3,070
(51%)

Hope Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 270
(71%)
2,673
(44%)
 White 59
(16%)
2,408
(40%)
 Two or More 43
(11%)
652
(11%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
200
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Hope Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(94%)
4,228
(70%)
 Not Eligible 23
(6%)
1,624
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
155
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Hope Academy is ranked 492nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hope Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) 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.

Hope Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 399
2007 412
2008 359
2009 363
2010 388
2011 392
2012 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 14.8
2007 17.9
2008 13
2009 12.7
2010 18.3
2011 20
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88863636363636
2006
2007 0.9368932038835
2008
2009
2010 0.91237113402062
2011 0.88010204081633
2012 0.93931398416887

Compare Hope Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
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 93.9%
 

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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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