Diekman Elementary School



Diekman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Diekman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 77
K 77
1 38
2 32
3 39
4 30
5 24
6 41
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Diekman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dolton, IL in the Dolton School District 149. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Diekman Elementary School is the 1,455th largest public school in Illinois and the 35,865th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,865th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,455th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,495th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,498th out of 2,345

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Diekman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 181
(51%)
1,481
(49%)
 Male 177
(49%)
1,549
(51%)

Diekman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 351
(98%)
2,942
(97%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
63
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
4
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Diekman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 350
(98%)
2,996
(99%)
 Not Eligible 8
(2%)
34
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Diekman Elementary School is ranked 514th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Diekman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) is significantly 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.

Diekman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 381
2006 383
2007 334
2008 329
2009 334
2010 315
2011 313
2012 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.4
2007 19.6
2008 19.4
2009 18.6
2010 19.7
2011 19.6
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77952755905512
2006 0.71018276762402
2007 0.79640718562874
2008 0.65045592705167
2009 0.76646706586826
2010 0.81269841269841
2011 0.98083067092652
2012 0.97765363128492

Compare Diekman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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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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