Burnham Elementary School



Burnham Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burnham Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 20
1 29
2 22
3 19
4 20
5 22
6 22
7 19
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burnham Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Burnham, IL in the Burnham School District 154-5. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burnham Elementary School is the 2,114th largest public school in Illinois and the 47,724th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,724th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,114th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,281st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,150th out of 2,415

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Burnham Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(51%)
109
(51%)
 Female 105
(49%)
105
(49%)

Burnham Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 107
(50%)
107
(50%)
 Black 94
(44%)
94
(44%)
 White 11
(5%)
11
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Burnham Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 209
(98%)
209
(98%)
 Not Eligible 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 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, Burnham Elementary School is ranked 1,037th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burnham Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.7%) is significantly 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.

Burnham Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 198
2006 221
2007 226
2008 218
2009 199
2010 179
2011 186
2012 183
2013 190
2014 199
2015 214

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20.1
2007 20.5
2008 25.3
2009 18.8
2010 16.9
2011 17.5
2012 15.8
2013 16.4
2014 15.2
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85858585858586
2006 0.80995475113122
2007 0.88053097345133
2008 0.8256880733945
2009 0.92462311557789
2010 0.94413407821229
2011 0.94086021505376
2012 0.92349726775956
2013 0.91052631578947
2014 0.95979899497487
2015 0.97663551401869

Compare Burnham Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.7%
 

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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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