Limestone Elementary School



Limestone Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Limestone Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 21
K 80
1 78
2 86
3 77
4 0
5 1
6 90
7 102
8 97
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Limestone Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kankakee, IL in the Herscher Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 632 students in grades 1st through 12th. Limestone Elementary School is the 347th largest public school in Illinois and the 11,231st largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,231st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 347th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,140th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 354th out of 2,345

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Limestone Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 319
(50%)
622
(48%)
 Male 313
(50%)
683
(52%)

Limestone Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 585
(93%)
1,228
(94%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
33
(3%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Black 10
(2%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Limestone Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 482
(76%)
971
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(23%)
315
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
19
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Limestone Elementary School is ranked 1,433rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Limestone Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Limestone Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 675
2006 673
2007 680
2008 754
2009 650
2010 662
2011 615
2012 632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 18.7
2007 19.4
2008 21.5
2009 18.6
2010 16.5
2011 14
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16740740740741
2006 0.15750371471025
2007 0.18235294117647
2008 0.19628647214854
2009 0.27538461538462
2010 0.24773413897281
2011 0.26666666666667
2012 0.2373417721519

Compare Limestone Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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