Pershing Elementary School



Pershing Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pershing Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 112
1 99
2 111
3 93
4 117
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pershing Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Joliet Psd 86 School District. It enrolls 632 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pershing Elementary School is the 347th largest public school in Illinois and the 11,231st largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,231st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 347th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,060th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 715th out of 2,345

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Pershing Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 317
(50%)
5,979
(52%)
 Female 315
(50%)
5,597
(48%)

Pershing Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 288
(46%)
6,123
(53%)
 Black 172
(27%)
3,144
(27%)
 White 118
(19%)
1,669
(14%)
 Two or More 41
(6%)
549
(5%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Pershing Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 425
(67%)
8,170
(71%)
 Not Eligible 194
(31%)
2,785
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
621
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Pershing Elementary School is ranked 322nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pershing Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) 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.

Pershing Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 494
2006 484
2007 496
2008 555
2009 472
2010 539
2011 595
2012 632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 19.4
2007 21.6
2008 19.8
2009 16.3
2010 20
2011 22
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75910931174089
2006 0.74793388429752
2007 0.68346774193548
2008 0.75315315315315
2009 0.77542372881356
2010 0.74211502782931
2011 0.70252100840336
2012 0.69303797468354

Compare Pershing Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 69.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 632 18.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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