Gillespie Middle School



Gillespie Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gillespie Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 105
7 104
8 98
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gillespie Middle School is a public elementary school located in Gillespie, IL in the Gillespie Community Unit School District 7. It enrolls 307 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.7

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Gillespie Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 155
(50%)
440
(45%)
 Male 152
(50%)
537
(55%)

Gillespie Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(97%)
931
(95%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
31
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gillespie Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(45%)
622
(64%)
 Not Eligible 130
(42%)
215
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(13%)
140
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gillespie Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is slightly 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.

Gillespie Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 286
2007 296
2008 273
2009 288
2010 287
2011 288
2012 280
2013 276
2014 296
2015 307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 19.1
2007 19.7
2008 16.1
2009 18
2010 19.1
2011 18
2012 13.1
2013 16.2
2014 17.1
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44594594594595
2006 0.46853146853147
2007 0.48648648648649
2008 0.47985347985348
2009 0.53125
2010 0.82926829268293
2011 0.98958333333333
2012 0.98928571428571
2013 0.98913043478261
2014 0.98310810810811
2015 0.57654723127036

Compare Gillespie Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.7%
 

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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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