Gard Elementary School



Gard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 94
2 123
3 113
4 97
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Beardstown, IL in the Beardstown Community Unit School District 15. It enrolls 524 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gard Elementary School is the 630th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,726th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,726th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 630th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 791st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 444th out of 2,415

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Gard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(52%)
827
(53%)
 Female 250
(48%)
738
(47%)

Gard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 274
(52%)
784
(50%)
 White 176
(34%)
592
(38%)
 Black 64
(12%)
157
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(69%)
1,002
(64%)
 Not Eligible 97
(19%)
364
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(13%)
199
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Gard Elementary School is ranked 335th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Gard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 488
2006 448
2007 469
2008 483
2009 425
2010 522
2011 551
2012 564
2013 553
2014 550
2015 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 11.8
2007 12.3
2008 11.5
2009 11.2
2010 13.9
2011 13.1
2012 13.8
2013 13.2
2014 13.2
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79303278688525
2006 0.83258928571429
2007 0.84434968017058
2008 0.89233954451346
2009 0.96705882352941
2010 0.80651340996169
2011 0.82940108892922
2012 0.85460992907801
2013 0.83001808318264
2014 0.84
2015 0.81488549618321

Compare Gard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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