Palos West Elementary School



Palos West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palos West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 61
1 73
2 65
3 66
4 74
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palos West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palos Park, IL in the Palos Ccsd 118 School District. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palos West Elementary School is the 968th largest public school in Illinois and the 26,556th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 968th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,114th out of 2,345

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Palos West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(53%)
947
(51%)
 Female 209
(47%)
915
(49%)

Palos West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(78%)
1,566
(84%)
 Hispanic 50
(11%)
166
(9%)
 Asian 33
(7%)
70
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
36
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palos West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 347
(77%)
1,435
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(15%)
236
(13%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
191
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Palos West Elementary School is ranked 1,773rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palos West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.7%) is significantly 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.

Palos West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 572
2006 475
2007 486
2008 480
2009 476
2010 479
2011 458
2012 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 19
2007 16.2
2008 13.5
2009 13.8
2010 13.5
2011 15.3
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.052447552447552
2006 0.031578947368421
2007 0.037037037037037
2008 0.045833333333333
2009 0.060924369747899
2010 0.064718162839248
2011 0.117903930131
2012 0.2271714922049

Compare Palos West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palos West Elementary School
Palos Park, IL
Public PK - 05 449 15.8:1  
Orland Park Elementary School
Orland Park, IL
Public PK - 03 384 12.4:1 2 miles
St Michael School
Orland Park, IL
Private PK - 08 592 18:1 2 miles
Centennial School
Orland Park, IL
Public KG - 03 447 13.6:1 2 miles
High Point Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 468 12.2:1 3 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
Orland Park, IL
Private PK - 05 127 37:1 3 miles
Southwest Suburban Montessori
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Private PK - KG 115 6:1 3 miles
Palos South Middle School
Palos Park, IL
Public 06 - 08 645 13.6:1 3 miles
Orland Jr High School
Orland Park, IL
Public 06 - 08 521 11:1 3 miles
Sandbox Early Care & Education
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Private PK - KG 90 10:1 4 miles
Koraes Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 183 9:1 4 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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