Forrestal Elementary School



Forrestal Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forrestal Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 112
2 112
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forrestal Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Great Lakes, IL in the North Chicago School District 187. It enrolls 325 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forrestal Elementary School is the 1,618th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,346th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 325
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,346th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,618th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 227th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,079th out of 2,415

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Forrestal Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 166
(51%)
1,331
(49%)
 Male 159
(49%)
1,412
(51%)

Forrestal Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 132
(41%)
1,005
(37%)
 Hispanic 131
(40%)
1,434
(52%)
 White 45
(14%)
193
(7%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
68
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
5
(0%)

Forrestal Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(58%)
2,006
(73%)
 Not Eligible 80
(25%)
443
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(17%)
294
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Forrestal Elementary School is ranked 859th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forrestal Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.4%) 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.

Forrestal Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 395
2006 355
2007 366
2008 419
2009 420
2010 479
2011 407
2012 360
2013 291
2014 468
2015 325

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 13.1
2007 15.2
2008 16.7
2009 19.2
2010 22.8
2011 16.3
2012 11.9
2013 14.6
2014 15.6
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.020253164557
2006 0.75492957746479
2007 0.59562841530055
2008 0.58949880668258
2009 0.68571428571429
2010 0.51356993736952
2011 0.47420147420147
2012 0.62222222222222
2013 0.63573883161512
2014 0.69230769230769
2015 0.75384615384615

Compare Forrestal Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
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 75.4%
 

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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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