Harriet Gifford Elementary School



Harriet Gifford Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harriet Gifford Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 75
2 90
3 78
4 85
5 66
6 85
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harriet Gifford Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harriet Gifford Elementary School is the 612th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,458th largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,458th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 612th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,242nd out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,200th out of 2,415

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Harriet Gifford Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 266
(50%)
11,187
(52%)
 Female 261
(50%)
10,458
(48%)

Harriet Gifford Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 352
(67%)
11,630
(54%)
 Black 94
(18%)
1,239
(6%)
 White 53
(10%)
5,812
(27%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
884
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
258
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
1,811
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Harriet Gifford Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(74%)
11,210
(52%)
 Not Eligible 101
(19%)
8,710
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
1,725
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Harriet Gifford Elementary School is ranked 336th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harriet Gifford Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) 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.

Harriet Gifford Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 480
2006 478
2007 453
2008 490
2009 414
2010 494
2011 514
2012 514
2013 511
2014 541
2015 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 19.1
2007 17.4
2008 16.9
2009 16.6
2010 22
2011 21
2012 19.6
2013 17.3
2014 20
2015 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77083333333333
2006 0.75941422594142
2007 0.82119205298013
2008 0.75918367346939
2009 0.89855072463768
2010 0.82793522267206
2011 0.84241245136187
2012 0.88132295719844
2013 0.85127201565558
2014 0.88724584103512
2015 0.80834914611006

Compare Harriet Gifford Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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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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