Gower West Elementary School



Gower West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gower West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 45
K 66
1 88
2 95
3 92
4 107
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gower West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Willowbrook, IL in the Gower School District 62. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gower West Elementary School is the 758th largest public school in Illinois and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 758th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,135th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,308th out of 2,345

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Gower West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(56%)
472
(53%)
 Female 219
(44%)
411
(47%)

Gower West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(62%)
564
(64%)
 Asian 71
(14%)
134
(15%)
 Two or More 52
(11%)
81
(9%)
 Hispanic 40
(8%)
64
(7%)
 Black 21
(4%)
39
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gower West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 431
(87%)
772
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(13%)
111
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gower West Elementary School is ranked 2,093rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gower West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) 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.

Gower West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 470
2007 431
2008 438
2009 427
2010 453
2011 476
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 15.1
2010 16.3
2011 17.4
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.13235294117647
2012 0.12576064908722

Compare Gower West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
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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