Pershing Early Learning Center



Pershing Early Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pershing Early Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 448
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pershing Early Learning Center is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 448 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 448
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.71

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Pershing Early Learning Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(52%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 217
(48%)
2,937
(49%)

Pershing Early Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 183
(41%)
2,673
(44%)
 White 172
(38%)
2,408
(40%)
 Two or More 52
(12%)
652
(11%)
 Hispanic 29
(6%)
200
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

Pershing Early Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 349
(78%)
1,624
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(22%)
4,228
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
155
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Pershing Early Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.1%) is significantly 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.

Pershing Early Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 361
2006 402
2007 412
2008 422
2009 431
2010 441
2011 451
2012 448

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 45.1
2006 36.5
2007 41.2
2008 N/A
2009 30.1
2010 43.3
2011 38.4
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7617728531856
2006
2007 0.66504854368932
2008
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.41906873614191
2012 0.22098214285714

Compare Pershing Early Learning Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pershing Early Learning Center
Decatur, IL
Public PK - KG 448 19.7:1  
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Private KG - 12 532 17:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 176 12:1 3 miles
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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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