Gale School



Gale School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gale School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 59
2 69
3 50
4 68
5 69
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gale School is a public elementary school located in Galesburg, IL in the Galesburg Community Unit School District 205. It enrolls 375 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gale School is the 1,357th largest public school in Illinois and the 34,162nd largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 375
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,162nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,357th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 112th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 305th out of 2,345

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Gale School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(53%)
1,710
(52%)
 Female 178
(47%)
1,587
(48%)

Gale School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 270
(72%)
2,156
(65%)
 Black 39
(10%)
438
(13%)
 Two or More 37
(10%)
319
(10%)
 Hispanic 21
(6%)
361
(11%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gale School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(47%)
2,092
(63%)
 Not Eligible 166
(44%)
942
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
263
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gale School is ranked 1,105th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gale School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) 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.

Gale School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 354
2007 342
2008 329
2009 354
2010 371
2011 369
2012 375

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 13.6
2007 14.9
2008 13.7
2009 14.8
2010 14.8
2011 14.8
2012 8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48529411764706
2006 0.48587570621469
2007 0.39181286549708
2008 0.40425531914894
2009 0.48305084745763
2010 0.43935309973046
2011 0.47154471544715
2012 0.55733333333333

Compare Gale School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
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 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gale School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 375 8:1  
Churchill Jr High School
Galesburg, IL
Public 06 - 08 520 5.8:1 1 miles
Bright Futures Pre-K Prog
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Public PK - PK 206 10.3:1 2 miles
Steele School
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Public KG - 05 335 8.1:1 2 miles
Costa Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 209 10:1 2 miles
Silas Willard Elementary School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 454 8.5:1 2 miles
Galesburg Christian School Assoc
Galesburg, IL
Private PK - 10 80 7:1 3 miles
Nielson Elementary School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 427 7.2:1 3 miles
Cooke School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 112 6:1 3 miles
Lombard Jr High School
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Public 06 - 08 484 6.8:1 3 miles
King School
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Public KG - 05 384 7.7:1 4 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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