Nelson Elementary School



Nelson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Nelson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Nelson, IL in the Nelson Public School District No 8. It enrolls 41 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Elementary School is the 2,545th largest public school in Illinois and the 54,879th largest nationally. It has 5.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 41
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,879th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,545th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 61st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,297th out of 2,345

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Nelson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 23
(56%)
23
(56%)
 Female 18
(44%)
18
(44%)

Nelson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 41
(100%)
41
(100%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Nelson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(61%)
25
(61%)
 Not Eligible 16
(39%)
16
(39%)
 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, Nelson Elementary School is ranked 2,387th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) 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.

Nelson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 38
2006 32
2007 29
2008 21
2009 31
2010 27
2011 35
2012 41

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.3
2006 5.3
2007 7.2
2008 4
2009 6.7
2010 5.9
2011 7.6
2012 5.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.62857142857143
2012 0.60975609756098

Compare Nelson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
570.0% 5.7:1
 
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 61.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson Elementary School
Nelson, IL
Public KG - 08 41 5.7:1  
Christ Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 152 13:1 4 miles
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Jefferson Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 404 18.3:1 5 miles
Franklin Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 422 16.2:1 5 miles
St Andrew Catholic Elementary
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Private PK - 08 173 16:1 6 miles
St Mary School & Community Middle School
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Private PK - 08 222 13:1 6 miles
Dillon Elementary School
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Public KG - 02 323 16.7:1 6 miles
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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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