Forrestal Elementary School



Forrestal Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forrestal Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 70
2 59
3 69
4 58
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forrestal Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Great Lakes, IL in the North Chicago School District 187. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forrestal Elementary School is the 1,443rd largest public school in Illinois and the 35,671st largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,443rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 599th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 996th out of 2,345

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Forrestal Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 190
(53%)
1,190
(52%)
 Female 170
(47%)
1,095
(48%)

Forrestal Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 119
(33%)
872
(38%)
 White 98
(27%)
190
(8%)
 Hispanic 86
(24%)
1,110
(49%)
 Two or More 42
(12%)
78
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Forrestal Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 166
(46%)
1,753
(77%)
 Not Eligible 136
(38%)
359
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(16%)
173
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Forrestal Elementary School is ranked 1,033rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forrestal Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.2%) 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.

Forrestal Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 355
2007 366
2008 419
2009 420
2010 479
2011 407
2012 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 13.1
2007 15.2
2008 16.7
2009 19.2
2010 22.8
2011 16.3
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.020253164557
2006 0.75492957746479
2007 0.59562841530055
2008 0.58949880668258
2009 0.68571428571429
2010 0.51356993736952
2011 0.47420147420147
2012 0.62222222222222

Compare Forrestal Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
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 62.2%
 

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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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