Howard B Thomas Grade School



Howard B Thomas Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard B Thomas Grade School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 80
1 82
2 71
3 83
4 73
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Howard B Thomas Grade School is a public elementary school located in Burlington, IL in the Central Community Unit School District 301. It enrolls 544 students in grades 1st through 12th. Howard B Thomas Grade School is the 551st largest public school in Illinois and the 18,015th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 544
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,015th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 551st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 791st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 396th out of 2,415

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Howard B Thomas Grade School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 298
(55%)
1,344
(53%)
 Female 246
(45%)
1,173
(47%)

Howard B Thomas Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 361
(66%)
1,696
(67%)
 Hispanic 104
(19%)
393
(16%)
 Asian 59
(11%)
294
(12%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
79
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
53
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Howard B Thomas Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 475
(87%)
2,265
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(13%)
252
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Howard B Thomas Grade School is ranked 1,980th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard B Thomas Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Howard B Thomas Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 476
2007 408
2008 353
2009 390
2010 348
2011 303
2012 319
2013 330
2014 518
2015 544

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.6
2007 17
2008 11.5
2009 13.5
2010 13.9
2011 14.2
2012 7.7
2013 11.2
2014 13.6
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.04954954954955
2006 0.048319327731092
2007 0.061274509803922
2008 0.10764872521246
2009 0.15897435897436
2010 0.14080459770115
2011 0.18481848184818
2012 0.17554858934169
2013 0.16060606060606
2014 0.22393822393822
2015 0.12683823529412

Compare Howard B Thomas Grade 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
This School 12.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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