Carruthers Elementary School



Carruthers Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carruthers Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 68
1 73
2 71
3 72
4 74
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carruthers Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Murphysboro, IL in the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186. It enrolls 442 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carruthers Elementary School is the 996th largest public school in Illinois and the 27,669th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,669th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 996th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,421st out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,079th out of 2,415

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Carruthers Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 222
(50%)
721
(48%)
 Male 220
(50%)
778
(52%)

Carruthers Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 271
(61%)
1,019
(68%)
 Black 91
(21%)
265
(18%)
 Hispanic 41
(9%)
87
(6%)
 Two or More 37
(8%)
122
(8%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Carruthers Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 442
(100%)
1,181
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
300
(20%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
18
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Carruthers Elementary School is ranked 313th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carruthers Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Carruthers Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 418
2007 390
2008 432
2009 469
2010 492
2011 529
2012 460
2013 416
2014 426
2015 442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 19
2007 20.5
2008 15.9
2009 16.8
2010 18.9
2011 18.9
2012 16.4
2013 14.3
2014 16.7
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7037037037037
2006 0.70095693779904
2007 0.8025641025641
2008 0.81712962962963
2009 0.72494669509595
2010 0.7479674796748
2011 0.72211720226843
2012 0.60217391304348
2013 0.99038461538462
2014 0.98356807511737
2015 1

Compare Carruthers Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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