Katie Harper-Wright Elementary



Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 120
2 119
3 108
4 103
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Katie Harper-Wright Elementary is a public elementary school located in East St. Louis, IL in the East St Louis School District 189. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Katie Harper-Wright Elementary is the 579th largest public school in Illinois and the 18,064th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 579th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,083rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,067th out of 2,345

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Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 272
(51%)
2,409
(50%)
 Female 266
(49%)
2,373
(50%)

Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 534
(99%)
4,705
(98%)
 White 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 532
(99%)
4,664
(98%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
88
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
30
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Katie Harper-Wright Elementary is ranked 205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Katie Harper-Wright Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) 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.

Katie Harper-Wright Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 503
2007 529
2008 478
2009 449
2010 426
2011 480
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 21
2007 22
2008 17.8
2009 15.5
2010 14.9
2011 16.6
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.82306163021869
2007 0.76937618147448
2008 0.9581589958159
2009 1
2010 0.8943661971831
2011 0.99375
2012 0.99256505576208

Compare Katie Harper-Wright Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 538 18.4:1  
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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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