Blackstone Elementary School



Blackstone Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blackstone Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 99
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Blackstone Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mendota, IL in the Mendota Ccsd 289 School District. It enrolls 216 students in grades 1st through 12th. Blackstone Elementary School is the 2,175th largest public school in Illinois and the 47,251st largest nationally.

Total Students: 216
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Blackstone Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 109
(50%)
620
(50%)
 Male 107
(50%)
608
(50%)

Blackstone Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 118
(55%)
724
(59%)
 Hispanic 91
(42%)
480
(39%)
 Black 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Blackstone Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 122
(56%)
612
(50%)
 Not Eligible 76
(35%)
484
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(8%)
132
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Blackstone Elementary School is ranked 1,502nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blackstone Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.8%) 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.

Blackstone Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 257
2006 260
2007 264
2008 249
2009 265
2010 287
2011 249
2012 216

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 17.3
2007 17.6
2008 14
2009 14.1
2010 15.1
2011 13.8
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56031128404669
2006 0.60769230769231
2007 0.54166666666667
2008 0.5863453815261
2009 0.64905660377358
2010 0.63763066202091
2011 0.62248995983936
2012 0.64814814814815

Compare Blackstone Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
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 64.8%
 

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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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