Palestine Grade School



Palestine Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palestine Grade School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 23
1 24
2 27
3 16
4 17
5 19
6 27
7 27
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palestine Grade School is a public elementary school located in Palestine, IL in the Palestine Community Unit School District 3. It enrolls 249 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palestine Grade School is the 2,046th largest public school in Illinois and the 45,181st largest nationally. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 249
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,181st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,046th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 243rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,328th out of 2,345

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Palestine Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 139
(56%)
139
(56%)
 Female 110
(44%)
110
(44%)

Palestine Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(99%)
247
(99%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palestine Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 143
(57%)
143
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(39%)
97
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(4%)
9
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Palestine Grade School is ranked 1,737th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palestine Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly 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.

Palestine Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 298
2007 288
2008 281
2009 277
2010 273
2011 270
2012 249

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 13.5
2007 13.7
2008 12.8
2009 13.2
2010 13.6
2011 13.5
2012 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36330935251799
2006 0.37919463087248
2007 0.39236111111111
2008 0.34875444839858
2009 0.34657039711191
2010 0.3956043956044
2011 0.44444444444444
2012 0.42570281124498

Compare Palestine Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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