West Side Primary School



West Side Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Side Primary School Students by Grade
PK 73
K 136
1 151
2 150
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Side Primary School is a public elementary school located in Harrisburg, IL in the Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Side Primary School is the 686th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,958th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,958th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 686th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 578th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 409th out of 2,415

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West Side Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 276
(54%)
745
(51%)
 Female 234
(46%)
711
(49%)

West Side Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 416
(82%)
1,216
(84%)
 Two or More 57
(11%)
124
(9%)
 Black 18
(4%)
57
(4%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
32
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
27
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Side Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 328
(64%)
818
(56%)
 Not Eligible 178
(35%)
540
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
98
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, West Side Primary School is ranked 552nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Side Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) 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.

West Side Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 545
2006 550
2007 579
2008 585
2009 592
2010 606
2011 607
2012 602
2013 588
2014 571
2015 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 16.2
2007 19.3
2008 16.2
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 16.4
2012 N/A
2013 588
2014 15.8
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63669724770642
2006 0.62
2007 0.62694300518135
2008 0.64102564102564
2009 0.66891891891892
2010 0.62376237623762
2011 0.63426688632619
2012 0.62956810631229
2013 0.68367346938776
2014 0.64973730297723
2015 0.65098039215686

Compare West Side Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
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 65.1%
 

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Public PK - 02 510 13.8:1  
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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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