Otter Creek Elementary School



Otter Creek Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Otter Creek Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 53
K 105
1 97
2 101
3 78
4 68
5 62
6 83
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Otter Creek Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Otter Creek Elementary School is the 312th largest public school in Illinois and the 10,315th largest nationally. It has 20.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,315th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 312th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,218th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 879th out of 2,345

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Otter Creek Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 356
(55%)
11,482
(52%)
 Female 291
(45%)
10,658
(48%)

Otter Creek Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 330
(51%)
11,737
(53%)
 White 209
(32%)
6,299
(28%)
 Asian 51
(8%)
2,002
(9%)
 Black 32
(5%)
1,393
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
547
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
20
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
142
(1%)

Otter Creek Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 287
(44%)
8,047
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(40%)
11,945
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(15%)
2,148
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Otter Creek Elementary School is ranked 481st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Otter Creek Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.6%) is slightly 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.

Otter Creek Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 564
2006 570
2007 496
2008 494
2009 586
2010 624
2011 665
2012 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 24.8
2007 24.8
2008 14
2009 18.6
2010 21.9
2011 20.8
2012 20.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27659574468085
2006 0.30877192982456
2007 0.30241935483871
2008 0.48178137651822
2009 0.45563139931741
2010 0.41987179487179
2011 0.45112781954887
2012 0.5564142194745

Compare Otter Creek Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.6%
 

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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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