South Elementary School



South Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 32
1 36
2 46
3 42
4 39
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Plaines, IL in the Ccsd 62 School District. It enrolls 237 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary School is the 2,112th largest public school in Illinois and the 46,038th largest nationally. It has 8.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.77
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,038th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,112th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 169th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,241st out of 2,345

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South Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 140
(59%)
2,517
(52%)
 Female 97
(41%)
2,279
(48%)

South Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 128
(54%)
1,929
(40%)
 White 84
(35%)
2,074
(43%)
 Asian 16
(7%)
540
(11%)
 Black 5
(2%)
209
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

South Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(43%)
1,701
(35%)
 Not Eligible 76
(32%)
2,079
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(24%)
1,016
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Elementary School is ranked 1,371st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.9%) 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.

South Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 304
2006 300
2007 313
2008 281
2009 296
2010 314
2011 238
2012 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13
2007 13
2008 11.8
2009 12.6
2010 12.6
2011 10.9
2012 8.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48355263157895
2006 0.51
2007 0.51437699680511
2008 0.49466192170819
2009 0.50675675675676
2010 0.51273885350318
2011 0.56302521008403
2012 0.67932489451477

Compare South Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
890.0% 8.9:1
 
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 67.9%
 

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South Elementary School
Des Plaines, IL
Public PK - 05 237 8.9:1  
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Private PK - 05 159 4:1 2 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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