Nielson Elementary School



Nielson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nielson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 86
2 71
3 67
4 70
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nielson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Galesburg, IL in the Galesburg Community Unit School District 205. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nielson Elementary School is the 1,015th largest public school in Illinois and the 28,213th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,213th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,015th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 831st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 832nd out of 2,415

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Nielson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(51%)
1,680
(53%)
 Female 213
(49%)
1,511
(47%)

Nielson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 232
(53%)
1,932
(61%)
 Two or More 84
(19%)
389
(12%)
 Black 61
(14%)
454
(14%)
 Hispanic 60
(14%)
392
(12%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Nielson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(79%)
2,049
(64%)
 Not Eligible 93
(21%)
1,069
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
73
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Nielson Elementary School is ranked 514th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nielson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) 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.

Nielson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 375
2007 339
2008 339
2009 351
2010 414
2011 422
2012 427
2013 435
2014 420
2015 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 15
2007 16.1
2008 15.8
2009 13.8
2010 16.6
2011 17.4
2012 7.2
2013 16.4
2014 13.8
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7870036101083
2006 0.816
2007 0.86725663716814
2008 0.82300884955752
2009 0.91452991452991
2010 0.73671497584541
2011 0.75118483412322
2012 0.82201405152225
2013 0.81149425287356
2014 0.80238095238095
2015 0.78718535469108

Compare Nielson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 437 14.6:1  
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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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