Nelson Ridge School



Nelson Ridge School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson Ridge School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 161
5 149
6 188
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nelson Ridge School is a public elementary school located in New Lenox, IL in the New Lenox School District 122. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nelson Ridge School is the 741st largest public school in Illinois and the 21,705th largest nationally. It has 20.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 741st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,212th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,397th out of 2,345

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Nelson Ridge School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 259
(52%)
1,932
(48%)
 Male 239
(48%)
2,085
(52%)

Nelson Ridge School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 427
(86%)
3,519
(88%)
 Hispanic 55
(11%)
326
(8%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
81
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)

Nelson Ridge School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 430
(86%)
3,461
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(10%)
427
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
129
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Nelson Ridge School is ranked 2,050th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson Ridge School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.7%) is significantly 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.

Nelson Ridge School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 515
2007 524
2008 513
2009 513
2010 541
2011 521
2012 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 22.4
2007 25
2008 20.5
2009 22.3
2010 23.5
2011 21.7
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.041310541310541
2006 0.062135922330097
2007 0.076335877862595
2008 0.1130604288499
2009 0.12085769980507
2010 0.13863216266174
2011 0.11324376199616
2012 0.13654618473896

Compare Nelson Ridge School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson Ridge School
New Lenox, IL
Public 04 - 06 498 20.2:1  
Nelson Prairie School
New Lenox, IL
Public 01 - 03 481 18.7:1 1 miles
Community Christian School
New Lenox, IL
Private PK - 12 109 7:1 2 miles
Union Elementary School
Joliet, IL
Public KG - 08 103 7.8:1 3 miles
Oster-Oakview School
New Lenox, IL
Public 04 - 06 481 19.6:1 3 miles
Spencer Pointe
New Lenox, IL
Public 01 - 03 416 14.9:1 3 miles
Manhattan Jr High School
Manhattan, IL
Public 06 - 08 411 11.6:1 3 miles
St Jude School
New Lenox, IL
Private PK - 08 168 13:1 3 miles
Bentley Elementary School
New Lenox, IL
Public 04 - 06 409 16.5:1 3 miles
Spencer Crossing
New Lenox, IL
Public 04 - 06 449 16.7:1 3 miles
Arnold J Tyler School
New Lenox, IL
Public 01 - 03 371 16.6:1 3 miles
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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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