Silas Willard Elementary School



Silas Willard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Silas Willard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 74
2 76
3 79
4 82
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Silas Willard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Galesburg, IL in the Galesburg Community Unit School District 205. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. Silas Willard Elementary School is the 941st largest public school in Illinois and the 26,042nd largest nationally. It has 8.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,042nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 941st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 135th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 212th out of 2,345

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Silas Willard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 233
(51%)
1,710
(52%)
 Female 221
(49%)
1,587
(48%)

Silas Willard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(74%)
2,156
(65%)
 Two or More 43
(9%)
319
(10%)
 Hispanic 37
(8%)
361
(11%)
 Black 33
(7%)
438
(13%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Silas Willard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(52%)
2,092
(63%)
 Not Eligible 180
(40%)
942
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
263
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Silas Willard Elementary School is ranked 778th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Silas Willard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) 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.

Silas Willard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 331
2006 388
2007 399
2008 398
2009 410
2010 449
2011 435
2012 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 18.5
2007 19
2008 19.9
2009 19.5
2010 22.4
2011 20.4
2012 8.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50755287009063
2006 0.54639175257732
2007 0.56140350877193
2008 0.55778894472362
2009 0.66829268292683
2010 0.60801781737194
2011 0.58620689655172
2012 0.60352422907489

Compare Silas Willard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
850.0% 8.5:1
 
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 60.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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