Pierce Downer Elementary School



Pierce Downer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 51
2 60
3 61
4 77
5 69
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pierce Downer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 419 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pierce Downer Elementary School is the 1,131st largest public school in Illinois and the 29,660th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 419
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,660th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,131st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,793rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,348th out of 2,345

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Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(53%)
2,055
(52%)
 Female 195
(47%)
1,890
(48%)

Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 372
(89%)
3,029
(77%)
 Asian 16
(4%)
214
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
126
(3%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
404
(10%)
 Black 6
(1%)
166
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Pierce Downer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 411
(98%)
3,604
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
325
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Pierce Downer Elementary School is ranked 2,505th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce Downer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pierce Downer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 343
2007 341
2008 361
2009 370
2010 395
2011 403
2012 419

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 20.2
2007 22.7
2008 25.8
2009 23.6
2010 21
2011 21.2
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.024813895781638
2012 0.01909307875895

Compare Pierce Downer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 419 16.6:1  
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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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