Early Learning Center



Early Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Early Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 679
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

Early Learning Center is a public elementary school located in Springfield, IL in the Springfield School District 186. It enrolls 679 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 679
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.18

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Early Learning Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 368
(54%)
5,738
(52%)
 Female 311
(46%)
5,358
(48%)

Early Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 330
(49%)
5,222
(47%)
 Black 221
(33%)
4,255
(38%)
 Two or More 85
(13%)
1,062
(10%)
 Hispanic 23
(3%)
304
(3%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
222
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Early Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(51%)
7,069
(64%)
 Not Eligible 335
(49%)
3,976
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Early Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.7%) 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.

Early Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 512
2006 470
2007 660
2008 501
2009 496
2010 609
2011 644
2012 679

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.3
2006 19.6
2007 30
2008 N/A
2009 22.5
2010 23.4
2011 24.8
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.065868263473054
2009 0.07258064516129
2010 N/A
2011
2012 0.50662739322533

Compare Early Learning Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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