South Shores Elementary School



South Shores Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Shores Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 46
2 37
3 46
4 47
5 31
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Shores Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 294 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Shores Elementary School is the 1,811th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,755th largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,755th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,811th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,188th out of 2,345

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South Shores Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(60%)
3,070
(51%)
 Female 118
(40%)
2,937
(49%)

South Shores Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 127
(43%)
2,408
(40%)
 Black 120
(41%)
2,673
(44%)
 Two or More 44
(15%)
652
(11%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
200
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Shores Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(69%)
4,228
(70%)
 Not Eligible 91
(31%)
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, South Shores Elementary School is ranked 1,133rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Shores Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is 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.

South Shores Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 364
2006 341
2007 344
2008 336
2009 324
2010 355
2011 329
2012 294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17.9
2007 18.1
2008 18.7
2009 17.4
2010 20.1
2011 N/A
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66208791208791
2006
2007 0.73255813953488
2008
2009
2010 0.76901408450704
2011 0.75683890577508
2012 0.69047619047619

Compare South Shores Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
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 69.0%
 

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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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