Hope Academy



Hope Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hope Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 72
2 67
3 63
4 53
5 50
6 55
7 44
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hope Academy is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 516 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hope Academy is the 665th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,437th largest nationally. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,437th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 665th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 85th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 101st out of 2,415

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Hope Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 269
(52%)
2,920
(48%)
 Male 247
(48%)
3,134
(52%)

Hope Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 345
(67%)
2,727
(45%)
 White 96
(19%)
2,279
(38%)
 Two or More 64
(12%)
735
(12%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
223
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
73
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Hope Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 426
(83%)
4,285
(71%)
 Not Eligible 87
(17%)
1,640
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
129
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Hope Academy is ranked 332nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hope Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.1%) 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.

Hope Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 399
2007 412
2008 359
2009 363
2010 388
2011 392
2012 379
2013 538
2014 545
2015 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 14.8
2007 17.9
2008 13
2009 12.7
2010 18.3
2011 20
2012 10.2
2013 19.9
2014 15.2
2015 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88863636363636
2006
2007 0.9368932038835
2008
2009
2010 0.91237113402062
2011 0.88010204081633
2012 0.93931398416887
2013 0.84200743494424
2014 0.92110091743119
2015 0.83139534883721

Compare Hope Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
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 83.1%
 

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Hope Academy
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Public PK - 08 516 10.4:1  
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Private PK - 08 237 14:1 3 miles
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Private KG - 12 435 15:1 3 miles
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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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