Empire Elementary School



Empire Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Empire Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 56
1 55
2 47
3 54
4 58
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Empire Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Freeport, IL in the Freeport School District 145. It enrolls 294 students in grades 1st through 12th. Empire Elementary School is the 1,811th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,755th largest nationally. It has 7.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,755th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,811th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 96th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 537th out of 2,345

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Empire Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 160
(54%)
1,499
(51%)
 Female 134
(46%)
1,453
(49%)

Empire Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 210
(71%)
1,545
(52%)
 Black 37
(13%)
711
(24%)
 Two or More 25
(9%)
397
(13%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
274
(9%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Empire Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(50%)
1,962
(66%)
 Not Eligible 106
(36%)
720
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(14%)
270
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Empire Elementary School is ranked 1,216th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Empire Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) 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.

Empire Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 294
2006 253
2007 259
2008 234
2009 214
2010 264
2011 302
2012 294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 12.6
2007 11.8
2008 11.5
2009 10.5
2010 12.6
2011 14.4
2012 7.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40136054421769
2006 0.44664031620553
2007 0.47490347490347
2008 0.52564102564103
2009 0.5607476635514
2010 0.50757575757576
2011 0.59933774834437
2012 0.63945578231293

Compare Empire Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
750.0% 7.5:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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Public PK - 04 294 7.5:1  
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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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