German Valley Grade School



German Valley Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

German Valley Grade School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 18
1 20
2 22
3 22
4 20
5 24
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

German Valley Grade School is a public elementary school located in Forreston, IL in the Forrestville Valley Community Unit School District 221. It enrolls 126 students in grades 1st through 12th. German Valley Grade School is the 2,401st largest public school in Illinois and the 51,685th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 126
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,685th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,401st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,372nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,277th out of 2,345

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German Valley Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 72
(57%)
447
(52%)
 Female 54
(43%)
405
(48%)

German Valley Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 122
(97%)
801
(94%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
22
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
23
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

German Valley Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 101
(80%)
611
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 21
(17%)
203
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(3%)
38
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, German Valley Grade School is ranked 2,387th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of German Valley Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.8%) 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.

German Valley Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 129
2006 132
2007 130
2008 129
2009 135
2010 137
2011 135
2012 126

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 18.9
2007 18.6
2008 16.1
2009 16.9
2010 18.5
2011 19.3
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18604651162791
2006 0.13636363636364
2007 0.17692307692308
2008 0.18604651162791
2009 0.22962962962963
2010 0.1970802919708
2011 0.22962962962963
2012 0.1984126984127

Compare German Valley Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.8%
 
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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