Ball Elementary School



Ball Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ball Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 106
K 122
1 78
2 125
3 100
4 112
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ball Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chatham, IL in the Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5. It enrolls 643 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ball Elementary School is the 303rd largest public school in Illinois and the 10,908th largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 643
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,908th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 303rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,212th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 679th out of 2,415

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Ball Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 357
(56%)
1,376
(52%)
 Female 286
(44%)
1,277
(48%)

Ball Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 494
(77%)
2,105
(79%)
 Black 55
(9%)
168
(6%)
 Two or More 47
(7%)
166
(6%)
 Asian 29
(5%)
132
(5%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
82
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ball Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 501
(78%)
2,101
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(18%)
506
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
46
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Ball Elementary School is ranked 1,442nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ball Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.1%) 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.

Ball Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 580
2006 668
2007 654
2008 655
2009 637
2010 704
2011 661
2012 661
2013 658
2014 616
2015 643

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.7
2007 19.2
2008 18.7
2009 18.2
2010 17.6
2011 16.8
2012 34.8
2013 22.7
2014 17.1
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11206896551724
2006 0.11676646706587
2007 0.12079510703364
2008 0.12519083969466
2009 0.13657770800628
2010 0.13920454545455
2011 0.18456883509834
2012 0.1981845688351
2013 0.28723404255319
2014 0.25162337662338
2015 0.22083981337481

Compare Ball Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.1%
 
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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