Lynne Thigpen Elementary School



Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 115
1 95
2 83
3 130
4 105
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Joliet Psd 86 School District. It enrolls 640 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is the 335th largest public school in Illinois and the 10,724th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,724th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 335th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,495th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 454th out of 2,345

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Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 324
(51%)
5,597
(48%)
 Male 316
(49%)
5,979
(52%)

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 250
(39%)
6,123
(53%)
 Black 194
(30%)
3,144
(27%)
 White 139
(22%)
1,669
(14%)
 Two or More 50
(8%)
549
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 432
(68%)
8,170
(71%)
 Not Eligible 164
(26%)
2,785
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
621
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is ranked 271st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.4%) 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.

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 586
2006 618
2007 605
2008 627
2009 644
2010 678
2011 624
2012 640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 23.8
2007 23.3
2008 17.5
2009 17.9
2010 19.1
2011 17.3
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60921501706485
2006 0.67637540453074
2007 0.65785123966942
2008 0.74481658692185
2009 0.82608695652174
2010 0.79498525073746
2011 0.79326923076923
2012 0.74375

Compare Lynne Thigpen Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.4%
 

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Public KG - 05 640 15.4:1  
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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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