Western Avenue Elementary School



Western Avenue Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 58
2 86
3 72
4 84
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Western Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Flossmoor, IL in the Flossmoor School District 161. It enrolls 442 students in grades 1st through 12th. Western Avenue Elementary School is the 999th largest public school in Illinois and the 27,278th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,278th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 999th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 571st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 587th out of 2,345

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Western Avenue Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 228
(52%)
1,115
(49%)
 Male 214
(48%)
1,179
(51%)

Western Avenue Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 217
(49%)
489
(21%)
 Black 164
(37%)
1,466
(64%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
232
(10%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
74
(3%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
27
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Western Avenue Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 340
(77%)
1,305
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(14%)
735
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(9%)
254
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Western Avenue Elementary School is ranked 1,773rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Avenue Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.1%) 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.

Western Avenue Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 526
2006 497
2007 468
2008 467
2009 443
2010 465
2011 456
2012 442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.6
2007 16.7
2008 16.4
2009 15.3
2010 16
2011 15.7
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 0.099322799097065
2010 0.098924731182796
2011 0.1469298245614
2012 0.23076923076923

Compare Western Avenue Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Western Avenue Elementary School
Flossmoor, IL
Public KG - 05 442 11.8:1  
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Private PK - 08 442 16:1 1 miles
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Private PK - KG 203 55:1 2 miles
Willow School
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Public PK - 02 586 12.4:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 170 11:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 310 11.2:1 2 miles
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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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