Diekman Elementary School



Diekman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Diekman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 123
K 74
1 23
2 37
3 32
4 29
5 31
6 36
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Diekman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dolton, IL in the Dolton School District 149. It enrolls 385 students in grades 1st through 12th. Diekman Elementary School is the 1,287th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,610th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,610th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,287th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,198th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,751st out of 2,415

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Diekman Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 209
(54%)
1,078
(50%)
 Female 176
(46%)
1,079
(50%)

Diekman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 367
(95%)
2,067
(96%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
63
(3%)
 White 4
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Diekman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 385
(100%)
2,140
(99%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Diekman Elementary School is ranked 409th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Diekman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) 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.

Diekman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 381
2006 383
2007 334
2008 329
2009 334
2010 315
2011 313
2012 358
2013 404
2014 397
2015 385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 17.4
2007 19.6
2008 19.4
2009 18.6
2010 19.7
2011 19.6
2012 15.4
2013 20.2
2014 18.9
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77952755905512
2006 0.71018276762402
2007 0.79640718562874
2008 0.65045592705167
2009 0.76646706586826
2010 0.81269841269841
2011 0.98083067092652
2012 0.97765363128492
2013 0.99257425742574
2014 0.98488664987406
2015 1

Compare Diekman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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