Pierce Downer Elementary School



Pierce Downer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 41
2 53
3 51
4 57
5 60
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pierce Downer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 371 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pierce Downer Elementary School is the 1,375th largest public school in Illinois and the 34,957th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,957th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,375th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,139th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,777th out of 2,415

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Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 187
(50%)
1,937
(49%)
 Male 184
(50%)
2,006
(51%)

Pierce Downer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 327
(88%)
2,973
(75%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
446
(11%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
158
(4%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
217
(6%)
 Black 3
(1%)
142
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pierce Downer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 356
(96%)
3,572
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
346
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
25
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Pierce Downer Elementary School is ranked 2,345th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce Downer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.0%) 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.

Pierce Downer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 343
2007 341
2008 361
2009 370
2010 395
2011 403
2012 419
2013 423
2014 403
2015 371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 20.2
2007 22.7
2008 25.8
2009 23.6
2010 21
2011 21.2
2012 16.6
2013 22.3
2014 21.8
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.024813895781638
2012 0.01909307875895
2013 0.047281323877069
2014 0.03970223325062
2015 0.040431266846361

Compare Pierce Downer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.0%
 
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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