West Salem Grade School



West Salem Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Salem Grade School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 14
1 14
2 17
3 22
4 27
5 27
6 25
7 19
8 19
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Salem Grade School is a public elementary school located in West Salem, IL in the Edwards County Community Unit School District 1. It enrolls 206 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Salem Grade School is the 2,203rd largest public school in Illinois and the 47,791st largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 206
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,791st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,203rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 858th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,975th out of 2,345

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West Salem Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 115
(56%)
366
(52%)
 Female 91
(44%)
337
(48%)

West Salem Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(95%)
673
(96%)
 Black 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Salem Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 110
(53%)
433
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(29%)
213
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(17%)
57
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, West Salem Grade School is ranked 1,824th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Salem Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) 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.

West Salem Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 195
2006 201
2007 205
2008 200
2009 207
2010 208
2011 206
2012 206

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.5
2007 14.6
2008 14.3
2009 14.8
2010 14.9
2011 14.7
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34358974358974
2006 0.3681592039801
2007 0.3609756097561
2008 0.365
2009 0.45410628019324
2010 0.44230769230769
2011 0.41747572815534
2012 0.46601941747573

Compare West Salem Grade 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 46.6%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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