Mcelvain School



Mcelvain School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcelvain School Students by Grade
PK 122
K 1
1 1
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mcelvain School is a public elementary school located in Murphysboro, IL in the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186. It enrolls 124 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mcelvain School is the 2,334th largest public school in Illinois and the 52,076th largest nationally. It has 24.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,076th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,334th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,387th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,395th out of 2,415

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Mcelvain School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 71
(57%)
778
(52%)
 Female 53
(43%)
721
(48%)

Mcelvain School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 88
(71%)
1,019
(68%)
 Two or More 14
(11%)
122
(8%)
 Black 13
(10%)
265
(18%)
 Hispanic 8
(6%)
87
(6%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Mcelvain School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(54%)
1,181
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(39%)
300
(20%)
 Not Eligible 9
(7%)
18
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Mcelvain School is ranked 1,611th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcelvain School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.7%) 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.

Mcelvain School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 121
2013 123
2014 122
2015 124

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 9.7
2013 28.8
2014 30.7
2015 24.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.53719008264463
2013 0.96747967479675
2014 0.90983606557377
2015 0.92741935483871

Compare Mcelvain School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,480.0% 24.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.7%
 

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Mcelvain School
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Public PK - PK 124 24.8:1  
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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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