Founders Elementary School



Founders Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Founders Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 108
1 103
2 106
3 100
4 107
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Founders Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dekalb, IL in the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Founders Elementary School is the 376th largest public school in Illinois and the 12,284th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,284th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 376th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,402nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 466th out of 2,345

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Founders Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 326
(53%)
2,334
(52%)
 Female 289
(47%)
2,130
(48%)

Founders Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 306
(50%)
2,371
(53%)
 Hispanic 221
(36%)
1,051
(24%)
 Black 60
(10%)
743
(17%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
185
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
96
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Founders Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(52%)
2,085
(47%)
 Not Eligible 254
(41%)
1,981
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(6%)
398
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Founders Elementary School is ranked 477th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Founders Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.7%) is slightly 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.

Compare Founders Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 615 15:1  
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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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