Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary



Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 137
1 120
2 137
3 135
4 123
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary is a public elementary school located in Naperville, IL in the Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204. It enrolls 763 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary is the 175th largest public school in Illinois and the 5,186th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 763
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,186th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 175th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,793rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 333rd out of 2,345

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Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 384
(50%)
10,166
(52%)
 Female 379
(50%)
9,502
(48%)

Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 244
(32%)
10,349
(53%)
 Asian 237
(31%)
4,628
(24%)
 Hispanic 131
(17%)
2,105
(11%)
 Black 116
(15%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
892
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 495
(65%)
15,828
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(25%)
2,592
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(10%)
1,248
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary is ranked 799th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.1%) 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.

Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 573
2006 568
2007 557
2008 624
2009 681
2010 731
2011 722
2012 763

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 17.8
2007 16.9
2008 14.8
2009 14.4
2010 16
2011 15.8
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 0.23641703377386
2010 0.2311901504788
2011 0.28393351800554
2012 0.35124508519004

Compare Mary Lou Cowlishaw Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 763 16.6:1  
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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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