Carruthers Elementary School



Carruthers Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carruthers Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 81
2 83
3 74
4 75
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carruthers Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Murphysboro, IL in the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186. It enrolls 460 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carruthers Elementary School is the 905th largest public school in Illinois and the 25,472nd largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 460
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,472nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 905th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,748th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,150th out of 2,345

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Carruthers Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 234
(51%)
783
(51%)
 Female 226
(49%)
740
(49%)

Carruthers Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(66%)
1,074
(71%)
 Black 87
(19%)
263
(17%)
 Hispanic 37
(8%)
87
(6%)
 Two or More 31
(7%)
89
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Carruthers Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(60%)
803
(53%)
 Not Eligible 183
(40%)
720
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Carruthers Elementary School is ranked 766th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carruthers Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.2%) 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.

Carruthers Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 418
2007 390
2008 432
2009 469
2010 492
2011 529
2012 460

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 19
2007 20.5
2008 15.9
2009 16.8
2010 18.9
2011 18.9
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7037037037037
2006 0.70095693779904
2007 0.8025641025641
2008 0.81712962962963
2009 0.72494669509595
2010 0.7479674796748
2011 0.72211720226843
2012 0.60217391304348

Compare Carruthers Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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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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