Northwestern Elementary School



Northwestern Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwestern Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 21
K 28
1 24
2 21
3 23
4 17
5 25
6 27
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northwestern Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palmyra, IL in the Northwestern Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 186 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northwestern Elementary School is the 2,249th largest public school in Illinois and the 48,798th largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 186
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,798th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,249th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 422nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,918th out of 2,345

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Northwestern Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 96
(52%)
96
(52%)
 Female 90
(48%)
90
(48%)

Northwestern Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 184
(99%)
184
(99%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 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%)

Northwestern Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(52%)
96
(52%)
 Not Eligible 90
(48%)
90
(48%)
 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, Northwestern Elementary School is ranked 1,824th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwestern Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.6%) 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.

Northwestern Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 232
2006 220
2007 200
2008 211
2009 208
2010 191
2011 193
2012 186

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.8
2007 13.3
2008 13.2
2009 13.9
2010 15.9
2011 14.8
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53879310344828
2006 0.50909090909091
2007 0.515
2008 0.55924170616114
2009 0.60096153846154
2010 0.58115183246073
2011 0.47668393782383
2012 0.51612903225806

Compare Northwestern Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Northwestern Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 186 11:1  
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Public 06 - 12 112 9.3:1 12 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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