Gordon Bush Elementary



Gordon Bush Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gordon Bush Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 114
2 119
3 108
4 96
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gordon Bush Elementary is a public elementary school located in East St. Louis, IL in the East St Louis School District 189. It enrolls 539 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gordon Bush Elementary is the 575th largest public school in Illinois and the 17,983rd largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,983rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 575th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,237th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,295th out of 2,345

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Gordon Bush Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 276
(51%)
2,409
(50%)
 Female 263
(49%)
2,373
(50%)

Gordon Bush Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 538
(100%)
4,705
(98%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Gordon Bush Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(98%)
4,664
(98%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
88
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
30
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gordon Bush Elementary is ranked 208th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gordon Bush Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) 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.

Gordon Bush Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 349
2007 376
2008 437
2009 429
2010 419
2011 419
2012 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 15.9
2007 16.3
2008 13.7
2009 14.3
2010 17
2011 18.2
2012 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.91304347826087
2009 0.99300699300699
2010 0.77326968973747
2011 0.99284009546539
2012 0.98886827458256

Compare Gordon Bush Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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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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