West Central Elementary School



West Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 56
1 62
2 60
3 59
4 41
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Biggsville, IL in the West Central Community Unit School District 235. It enrolls 338 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Central Elementary School is the 1,559th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,142nd largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 338
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,142nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,559th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 171st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 875th out of 2,415

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West Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 181
(54%)
310
(53%)
 Female 157
(46%)
273
(47%)

West Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 313
(93%)
548
(94%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
15
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
19
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(59%)
311
(53%)
 Not Eligible 128
(38%)
242
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
30
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, West Central Elementary School is ranked 1,029th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.1%) is slightly 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.

West Central Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 438
2007 421
2008 410
2009 398
2010 391
2011 374
2012 340
2013 362
2014 345
2015 338

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 12.5
2007 14
2008 12.4
2009 12.1
2010 12.6
2011 12.9
2012 11.1
2013 11.6
2014 12.2
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44251626898048
2006 0.5
2007 0.49406175771971
2008 0.53414634146341
2009 0.58542713567839
2010 0.55242966751918
2011 0.55080213903743
2012 0.58529411764706
2013 0.5939226519337
2014 0.64927536231884
2015 0.62130177514793

Compare West Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
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 62.1%
 

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