Ralston Elementary School



Ralston Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ralston Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 71
2 48
3 76
4 67
5 73
6 63
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ralston Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Machesney Park, IL in the Harlem Ud 122 School District. It enrolls 398 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ralston Elementary School is the 1,222nd largest public school in Illinois and the 31,809th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 398
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,809th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,222nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 519th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 729th out of 2,345

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Ralston Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(50%)
1,977
(54%)
 Female 198
(50%)
1,704
(46%)

Ralston Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 355
(89%)
2,854
(78%)
 Hispanic 20
(5%)
382
(10%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
52
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
216
(6%)
 Black 6
(2%)
154
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(1%)

Ralston Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 263
(66%)
1,626
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(29%)
1,731
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
324
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ralston Elementary School is ranked 1,534th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ralston Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.9%) is 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.

Ralston Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 447
2007 459
2008 423
2009 409
2010 437
2011 418
2012 398

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.6
2007 18.4
2008 14.6
2009 17
2010 17.1
2011 16.3
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21670428893905
2006 0.21252796420582
2007 0.22440087145969
2008 0.25768321513002
2009 0.33007334963325
2010 0.32723112128146
2011 0.33971291866029
2012 0.3391959798995

Compare Ralston Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 01 - 06 398 11.5:1  
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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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