South Prairie Elementary School



South Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 37
1 45
2 55
3 49
4 55
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sycamore, IL in the Sycamore Community Unit School District 427. It enrolls 323 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Prairie Elementary School is the 1,645th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,149th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 323
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,149th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,645th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 858th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,384th out of 2,345

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South Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 163
(50%)
1,268
(50%)
 Male 160
(50%)
1,292
(50%)

South Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 272
(84%)
2,081
(81%)
 Hispanic 26
(8%)
225
(9%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
119
(5%)
 Black 9
(3%)
72
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
54
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

South Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 245
(76%)
1,763
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(24%)
750
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
47
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Prairie Elementary School is ranked 1,962nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.1%) 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.

South Prairie Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 396
2007 430
2008 422
2009 291
2010 313
2011 325
2012 323

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 17.2
2007 15.9
2008 14.1
2009 17.7
2010 16.6
2011 19.1
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1746835443038
2006 0.15656565656566
2007 0.2093023255814
2008 0.19905213270142
2009 0.20962199312715
2010 0.23961661341853
2011 0.25230769230769
2012 0.24148606811146

Compare South Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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South Prairie Elementary School
Sycamore, IL
Public PK - 05 323 13:1  
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Public PK - 05 291 10.7:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 292 11.1:1 3 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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