Penniman Elementary School



Penniman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penniman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 91
5 116
6 112
7 0
8 1
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Penniman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cahokia, IL in the Cahokia Community Unit School District 187. It enrolls 320 students in grades 1st through 12th. Penniman Elementary School is the 1,667th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,432nd largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 320
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,432nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,667th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 912th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,434th out of 2,345

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Penniman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 171
(53%)
1,163
(48%)
 Male 149
(47%)
1,235
(52%)

Penniman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 293
(92%)
2,097
(87%)
 White 19
(6%)
240
(10%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penniman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(78%)
1,805
(75%)
 Not Eligible 69
(22%)
593
(25%)
 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, Penniman Elementary School is ranked 881st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penniman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Penniman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 373
2006 355
2007 347
2008 344
2009 373
2010 347
2011 326
2012 320

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 23.7
2007 21.7
2008 18.7
2009 15.3
2010 17.4
2011 15.5
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87935656836461
2006 0.90140845070423
2007 0.89625360230548
2008 0.85174418604651
2009 0.91152815013405
2010 0.88760806916427
2011 0.84969325153374
2012 0.784375

Compare Penniman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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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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