Forreston Grade School



Forreston Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forreston Grade School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 43
1 49
2 35
3 36
4 39
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forreston Grade School is a public elementary school located in Forreston, IL in the Forrestville Valley Community Unit School District 221. It enrolls 262 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forreston Grade School is the 1,984th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,282nd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,282nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,984th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,522nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,920th out of 2,345

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Forreston Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 131
(50%)
447
(52%)
 Female 131
(50%)
405
(48%)

Forreston Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 240
(92%)
801
(94%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
23
(3%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
22
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Forreston Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 188
(72%)
611
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(23%)
203
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(5%)
38
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Forreston Grade School is ranked 1,996th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forreston Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.2%) is 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.

Forreston Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 318
2007 299
2008 278
2009 273
2010 265
2011 248
2012 262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 21.2
2007 19.9
2008 16
2009 15.7
2010 17.3
2011 17.3
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23566878980892
2006 0.21698113207547
2007 0.26421404682274
2008 0.20143884892086
2009 0.24175824175824
2010 0.27169811320755
2011 0.26612903225806
2012 0.2824427480916

Compare Forreston Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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