Riddle Elementary School



Riddle Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riddle Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 120
1 130
2 126
3 120
4 116
5 123
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riddle Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mattoon, IL in the Mattoon Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 735 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riddle Elementary School is the 201st largest public school in Illinois and the 6,199th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 735
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 201st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,765th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345

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Riddle Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 376
(51%)
1,183
(52%)
 Female 359
(49%)
1,110
(48%)

Riddle Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 664
(90%)
2,039
(89%)
 Two or More 31
(4%)
83
(4%)
 Hispanic 20
(3%)
79
(3%)
 Black 16
(2%)
78
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Riddle Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(53%)
1,304
(57%)
 Not Eligible 274
(37%)
848
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(10%)
141
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Riddle Elementary School is ranked 287th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riddle Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.7%) 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.

Riddle Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 697
2006 713
2007 727
2008 802
2009 761
2010 788
2011 769
2012 735

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14.9
2007 15.8
2008 15.3
2009 15.2
2010 15.8
2011 16
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4519368723099
2006 0.46423562412342
2007 0.47317744154058
2008 0.49002493765586
2009 0.62286465177398
2010 0.59644670050761
2011 0.60468140442133
2012 0.62721088435374

Compare Riddle Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 62.7%
 

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Riddle Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 735 16.5:1  
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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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