Locust Elementary School



Locust Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Locust Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 68
K 88
1 117
2 105
3 119
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Locust Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Marengo, IL in the Marengo-Union E Cons D 165 School District. It enrolls 497 students in grades 1st through 12th. Locust Elementary School is the 734th largest public school in Illinois and the 22,209th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 497
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,209th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 734th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,112th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 677th out of 2,415

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Locust Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 254
(51%)
528
(52%)
 Female 243
(49%)
497
(48%)

Locust Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(69%)
716
(70%)
 Hispanic 122
(25%)
254
(25%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
34
(3%)
 Black 9
(2%)
17
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Locust Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(54%)
519
(51%)
 Not Eligible 229
(46%)
506
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Locust Elementary School is ranked 752nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Locust Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) 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.

Locust Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 610
2007 576
2008 590
2009 520
2010 521
2011 529
2012 557
2013 529
2014 521
2015 497

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.5
2007 18
2008 17.7
2009 18.2
2010 17.1
2011 17.7
2012 16.1
2013 17.9
2014 17.5
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18256578947368
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.5047258979206
2012 0.57091561938959
2013 0.61058601134215
2014 0.61228406909789
2015 0.53923541247485

Compare Locust Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Locust Elementary School
Marengo, IL
Public PK - 03 497 15.5:1  
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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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