Herscher Elementary School



Herscher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Herscher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 21
K 53
1 46
2 33
3 48
4 0
5 0
6 64
7 61
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Herscher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Herscher, IL in the Herscher Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 380 students in grades 1st through 12th. Herscher Elementary School is the 1,323rd largest public school in Illinois and the 33,630th largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 380
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,630th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,323rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 690th out of 2,345

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Herscher Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 211
(56%)
683
(52%)
 Female 169
(44%)
622
(48%)

Herscher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 365
(96%)
1,228
(94%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
33
(3%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
24
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Herscher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 264
(69%)
971
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(28%)
315
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
19
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Herscher Elementary School is ranked 1,665th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Herscher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.5%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Herscher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 432
2006 405
2007 396
2008 384
2009 390
2010 359
2011 378
2012 380

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13.5
2007 13.2
2008 12
2009 12.2
2010 10.9
2011 12.2
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26388888888889
2006 0.21728395061728
2007 0.23737373737374
2008 0.22916666666667
2009 0.27692307692308
2010 0.27855153203343
2011 0.32275132275132
2012 0.30526315789474

Compare Herscher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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