Carl Sandburg Elementary



Carl Sandburg Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carl Sandburg Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 72
2 51
3 43
4 56
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carl Sandburg Elementary is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Joliet Psd 86 School District. It enrolls 287 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carl Sandburg Elementary is the 1,846th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,295th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 287
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,295th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,846th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,765th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,897th out of 2,345

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Carl Sandburg Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 145
(51%)
5,979
(52%)
 Female 142
(49%)
5,597
(48%)

Carl Sandburg Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 139
(48%)
3,144
(27%)
 Hispanic 73
(25%)
6,123
(53%)
 White 51
(18%)
1,669
(14%)
 Two or More 20
(7%)
549
(5%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Carl Sandburg Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 182
(63%)
8,170
(71%)
 Not Eligible 89
(31%)
2,785
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
621
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Carl Sandburg Elementary is ranked 1,163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carl Sandburg Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Carl Sandburg Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 268
2007 255
2008 278
2009 280
2010 319
2011 321
2012 287

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 15.8
2007 17
2008 15.9
2009 15.1
2010 17.7
2011 17.8
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.70846394984326
2011 0.74454828660436
2012 0.68989547038328

Compare Carl Sandburg Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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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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