Apollo Elementary School



Apollo Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Apollo Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 87
1 84
2 92
3 92
4 61
5 64
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Apollo Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Plaines, IL in the East Maine School District 63. It enrolls 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. Apollo Elementary School is the 486th largest public school in Illinois and the 15,368th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,368th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 486th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 436th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 232nd out of 2,345

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Apollo Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 294
(51%)
1,500
(53%)
 Female 277
(49%)
1,355
(47%)

Apollo Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 234
(41%)
976
(34%)
 White 142
(25%)
1,031
(36%)
 Hispanic 141
(25%)
672
(24%)
 Black 43
(8%)
108
(4%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
59
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Apollo Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 265
(46%)
1,146
(40%)
 Not Eligible 186
(33%)
1,208
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(21%)
501
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Apollo Elementary School is ranked 419th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Apollo Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.4%) 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.

Apollo Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 606
2006 583
2007 564
2008 539
2009 508
2010 569
2011 586
2012 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.2
2007 17.1
2008 13.3
2009 11.8
2010 13.4
2011 17.2
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32343234323432
2006 0.41509433962264
2007 0.4468085106383
2008 0.50092764378479
2009 0.50393700787402
2010 0.52548330404218
2011 0.53242320819113
2012 0.67425569176883

Compare Apollo Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
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 67.4%
 

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Public PK - 06 571 11.1:1  
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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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