Dennis Early Childhood Center



Dennis Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dennis Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 356
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dennis Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Rockford, IL in the Rockford School District 205. It enrolls 356 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 30.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.51

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Dennis Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 188
(53%)
10,905
(51%)
 Female 168
(47%)
10,330
(49%)

Dennis Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 186
(52%)
6,360
(30%)
 Hispanic 110
(31%)
5,623
(26%)
 White 34
(10%)
6,932
(33%)
 Two or More 25
(7%)
1,474
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
803
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Dennis Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 348
(98%)
15,781
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
1,321
(6%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
4,133
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Dennis Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) is significantly 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.

Dennis Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 394
2006 472
2007 463
2008 238
2009 256
2010 333
2011 N/A
2012 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.5
2006 23.6
2007 27.2
2008 N/A
2009 14.2
2010 17.5
2011 N/A
2012 30.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.96696696696697
2011
2012 0.98876404494382

Compare Dennis Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,090.0% 30.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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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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