Central Grade School



Central Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Grade School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 0
1 0
2 46
3 186
4 199
5 179
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Central Grade School is a public elementary school located in Effingham, IL in the Effingham Community Unit School District 40. It enrolls 644 students in grades 1st through 12th. Central Grade School is the 321st largest public school in Illinois and the 10,489th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 644
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 321st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 536th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 176th out of 2,345

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Central Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 340
(53%)
985
(53%)
 Female 304
(47%)
886
(47%)

Central Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 586
(91%)
1,730
(92%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
59
(3%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
51
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Central Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 344
(53%)
976
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(40%)
740
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
155
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Central Grade School is ranked 672nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly 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.

Central Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 561
2006 576
2007 574
2008 557
2009 534
2010 543
2011 598
2012 644

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16
2007 16.9
2008 13.9
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 16.2
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39572192513369
2006 0.42013888888889
2007 0.45296167247387
2008 0.46140035906643
2009 0.51310861423221
2010 0.52854511970534
2011 0.49832775919732
2012 0.46583850931677

Compare Central Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Central Grade School
Effingham, IL
Public 02 - 05 644 11.6:1  
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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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