Michael E Baum Elementary School



Michael E Baum Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Michael E Baum Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 54
2 62
3 57
4 54
5 46
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Michael E Baum Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Decatur, IL in the Decatur School District 61. It enrolls 363 students in grades 1st through 12th. Michael E Baum Elementary School is the 1,422nd largest public school in Illinois and the 35,774th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 363
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,774th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,422nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,288th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,893rd out of 2,415

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Michael E Baum Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 187
(52%)
2,920
(48%)
 Male 176
(48%)
3,134
(52%)

Michael E Baum Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 211
(58%)
2,279
(38%)
 Black 100
(28%)
2,727
(45%)
 Two or More 44
(12%)
735
(12%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
223
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
73
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Michael E Baum Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(75%)
4,285
(71%)
 Not Eligible 91
(25%)
1,640
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
129
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Michael E Baum Elementary School is ranked 741st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Michael E Baum Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) is 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.

Michael E Baum Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 358
2006 379
2007 326
2008 356
2009 352
2010 395
2011 400
2012 412
2013 418
2014 419
2015 363

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.5
2007 16.3
2008 20.2
2009 20.1
2010 19.6
2011 19.8
2012 13.5
2013 19.1
2014 20
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63966480446927
2006
2007 0.77914110429448
2008
2009
2010 0.71139240506329
2011 0.6775
2012 0.70388349514563
2013 0.79425837320574
2014 0.78042959427208
2015 0.74931129476584

Compare Michael E Baum Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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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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