James Avant Elementary School



James Avant Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Avant Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 107
2 133
3 94
4 102
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Avant Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Washington Pk, IL in the East St Louis School District 189. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Avant Elementary School is the 654th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,898th largest nationally. It has 19.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,898th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 654th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,199th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,293rd out of 2,345

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James Avant Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 260
(50%)
2,409
(50%)
 Female 258
(50%)
2,373
(50%)

James Avant Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 481
(93%)
4,705
(98%)
 Hispanic 33
(6%)
52
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

James Avant Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(97%)
4,664
(98%)
 Not Eligible 13
(3%)
88
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
30
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, James Avant Elementary School is ranked 239th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Avant Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.5%) 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.

James Avant Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 353
2009 394
2010 446
2011 336
2012 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.1
2009 15.8
2010 18.3
2011 17.7
2012 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.99150141643059
2009 0.97715736040609
2010 0.79372197309417
2011 0.98214285714286
2012 0.97490347490347

Compare James Avant Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 518 19.9:1  
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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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