Gale School



Gale School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gale School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 45
2 55
3 55
4 61
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gale School is a public elementary school located in Galesburg, IL in the Galesburg Community Unit School District 205. It enrolls 341 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gale School is the 1,543rd largest public school in Illinois and the 37,893rd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,893rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,543rd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 490th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,415

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Gale School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 183
(54%)
1,680
(53%)
 Female 158
(46%)
1,511
(47%)

Gale School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 239
(70%)
1,932
(61%)
 Black 35
(10%)
454
(14%)
 Two or More 30
(9%)
389
(12%)
 Hispanic 29
(9%)
392
(12%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Gale School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 171
(50%)
1,069
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(45%)
2,049
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
73
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Gale School is ranked 1,266th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gale School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.9%) is slightly 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.

Gale School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 340
2006 354
2007 342
2008 329
2009 354
2010 371
2011 369
2012 375
2013 349
2014 358
2015 341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 13.6
2007 14.9
2008 13.7
2009 14.8
2010 14.8
2011 14.8
2012 8
2013 15.9
2014 14.4
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48529411764706
2006 0.48587570621469
2007 0.39181286549708
2008 0.40425531914894
2009 0.48305084745763
2010 0.43935309973046
2011 0.47154471544715
2012 0.55733333333333
2013 0.54154727793696
2014 0.55307262569832
2015 0.49853372434018

Compare Gale School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.9%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gale School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 341 13.5:1  
Churchill Jr High School
Galesburg, IL
Public 06 - 08 523 13.8:1 1 miles
Costa Catholic School
Galesburg, IL
Private PK - 08 223 9:1 2 miles
Bright Futures Pre-K Prog
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Public PK - PK 228 25.3:1 2 miles
Silas Willard Elementary School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 436 15.7:1 2 miles
Steele School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 391 13.6:1 2 miles
Lombard Jr High School
Galesburg, IL
Public 06 - 08 481 12.5:1 3 miles
Nielson Elementary School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 437 14.6:1 3 miles
King School
Galesburg, IL
Public KG - 05 354 12.5:1 4 miles
Knoxville Jr High School
Knoxville, IL
Public 05 - 08 362 16.8:1 8 miles
Mable Woolsey Elementary School
Knoxville, IL
Public PK - 04 378 13.8:1 8 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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