Sandburg Elementary School



Sandburg Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandburg Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 44
2 55
3 47
4 43
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandburg Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Springfield, IL in the Springfield School District 186. It enrolls 274 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandburg Elementary School is the 1,918th largest public school in Illinois and the 43,359th largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 274
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,359th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,918th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 735th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,608th out of 2,345

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Sandburg Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 141
(51%)
5,738
(52%)
 Female 133
(49%)
5,358
(48%)

Sandburg Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 149
(54%)
5,222
(47%)
 Black 81
(30%)
4,255
(38%)
 Two or More 27
(10%)
1,062
(10%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
222
(2%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
304
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Sandburg Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(58%)
3,976
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 114
(42%)
7,069
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sandburg Elementary School is ranked 1,680th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandburg Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.6%) 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.

Sandburg Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 225
2007 241
2008 235
2009 257
2010 283
2011 293
2012 274

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 13.2
2007 15.1
2008 11.8
2009 12.8
2010 15.7
2011 19.5
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48818897637795
2006 0.48888888888889
2007 0.50622406639004
2008 0.53191489361702
2009 0.57198443579767
2010 0.48056537102473
2011 0.39249146757679
2012 0.41605839416058

Compare Sandburg Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.6%
 
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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