Northwest Elementary School



Northwest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 107
2 97
3 98
4 95
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in La Salle, IL in the La Salle Esd 122 School District. It enrolls 617 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwest Elementary School is the 370th largest public school in Illinois and the 12,163rd largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 617
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,163rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 370th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 673rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 240th out of 2,345

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Northwest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(54%)
536
(52%)
 Female 282
(46%)
486
(48%)

Northwest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 348
(56%)
601
(59%)
 Hispanic 199
(32%)
311
(30%)
 Two or More 36
(6%)
53
(5%)
 Black 29
(5%)
50
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 451
(73%)
735
(72%)
 Not Eligible 121
(20%)
228
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
59
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Northwest Elementary School is ranked 251st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.4%) 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.

Northwest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 594
2006 615
2007 541
2008 562
2009 538
2010 606
2011 585
2012 617

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 18.1
2007 16.4
2008 13.6
2009 13.4
2010 14.6
2011 14.3
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57575757575758
2006 0.63577235772358
2007 0.77264325323475
2008 0.7508896797153
2009 0.82342007434944
2010 0.74092409240924
2011 0.77435897435897
2012 0.80388978930308

Compare Northwest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 80.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest Elementary School
La Salle, IL
Public KG - 05 617 12.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 98 8:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 01 288 14.1:1 2 miles
Peru Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 154 12:1 2 miles
Parkside Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 423 12.8:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 08 51 6.6:1 4 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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