Sowers Elementary School



Sowers Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sowers Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 41
1 32
2 35
3 51
4 46
5 1
6 2
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sowers Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Roanoke, IL in the Roanoke Benson Community Unit School District 60. It enrolls 213 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sowers Elementary School is the 2,186th largest public school in Illinois and the 47,428th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 213
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,428th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,186th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,140th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,013th out of 2,345

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Sowers Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 107
(50%)
193
(48%)
 Male 106
(50%)
207
(52%)

Sowers Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(91%)
373
(93%)
 Two or More 11
(5%)
13
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
8
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sowers Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 157
(74%)
297
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(22%)
79
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(4%)
24
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sowers Elementary School is ranked 2,143rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sowers Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.3%) 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.

Sowers Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 261
2006 260
2007 256
2008 235
2009 256
2010 235
2011 224
2012 213

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 21.7
2007 25.6
2008 21.4
2009 23.3
2010 21.4
2011 20.4
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16858237547893
2006 0.11923076923077
2007 0.1875
2008 0.19574468085106
2009 0.1796875
2010 0.2
2011 0.27232142857143
2012 0.26291079812207

Compare Sowers Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.3%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Sowers Elementary School
Roanoke, IL
Public PK - 04 213 14:1  
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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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