Nielson Elementary School



Nielson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nielson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 75
2 68
3 80
4 75
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nielson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Galesburg, IL in the Galesburg Community Unit School District 205. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nielson Elementary School is the 1,094th largest public school in Illinois and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 7.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,094th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 91st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 131st out of 2,345

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Nielson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(51%)
1,710
(52%)
 Female 211
(49%)
1,587
(48%)

Nielson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 253
(59%)
2,156
(65%)
 Black 72
(17%)
438
(13%)
 Hispanic 51
(12%)
361
(11%)
 Two or More 50
(12%)
319
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Nielson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 323
(76%)
2,092
(63%)
 Not Eligible 76
(18%)
942
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
263
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Nielson Elementary School is ranked 508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nielson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.2%) is 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.

Nielson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 375
2007 339
2008 339
2009 351
2010 414
2011 422
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 15
2007 16.1
2008 15.8
2009 13.8
2010 16.6
2011 17.4
2012 7.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7870036101083
2006 0.816
2007 0.86725663716814
2008 0.82300884955752
2009 0.91452991452991
2010 0.73671497584541
2011 0.75118483412322
2012 0.82201405152225

Compare Nielson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
720.0% 7.2:1
 
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 82.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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