Blackhawk Elementary School



Blackhawk Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackhawk Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 51
1 53
2 52
3 51
4 46
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackhawk Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Freeport, IL in the Freeport School District 145. It enrolls 286 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackhawk Elementary School is the 1,853rd largest public school in Illinois and the 42,381st largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,381st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,853rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,957th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,952nd out of 2,345

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Blackhawk Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(51%)
1,499
(51%)
 Female 139
(49%)
1,453
(49%)

Blackhawk Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 117
(41%)
1,545
(52%)
 Hispanic 68
(24%)
274
(9%)
 Black 63
(22%)
711
(24%)
 Two or More 38
(13%)
397
(13%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Blackhawk Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(78%)
1,962
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(11%)
270
(9%)
 Not Eligible 32
(11%)
720
(24%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Blackhawk Elementary School is ranked 870th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackhawk Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.8%) is significantly 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.

Blackhawk Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 262
2006 244
2007 228
2008 219
2009 223
2010 317
2011 295
2012 286

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 9.4
2007 10.9
2008 10.4
2009 10.1
2010 14.4
2011 13.4
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87786259541985
2006 0.95901639344262
2007 1.0043859649123
2008 1.0821917808219
2009 1.1255605381166
2010 0.86435331230284
2011 0.83728813559322
2012 0.88811188811189

Compare Blackhawk Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.8%
 

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Public PK - 04 286 17.5:1  
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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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