Grand Prairie Elementary School



Grand Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grand Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 100
2 131
3 117
4 131
5 130
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Grand Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Plainfield School District 202. It enrolls 714 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grand Prairie Elementary School is the 215th largest public school in Illinois and the 7,036th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,036th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 215th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 599th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 129th out of 2,345

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Grand Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 365
(51%)
10,356
(52%)
 Female 349
(49%)
9,521
(48%)

Grand Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 446
(62%)
11,911
(60%)
 Hispanic 194
(27%)
4,383
(22%)
 Black 26
(4%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
718
(4%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
1,120
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Grand Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 485
(68%)
15,897
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(23%)
2,976
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(9%)
1,004
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Grand Prairie Elementary School is ranked 1,006th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grand Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) 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.

Grand Prairie Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 777
2006 736
2007 708
2008 703
2009 691
2010 729
2011 712
2012 714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 19.4
2007 19.1
2008 17.4
2009 16.7
2010 19.2
2011 19
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.068211068211068
2006 0.099184782608696
2007 0.15536723163842
2008 0.11379800853485
2009 0.17510853835022
2010 0.20438957475995
2011 0.27808988764045
2012 0.32072829131653

Compare Grand Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
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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