Talala Elementary School



Talala Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Talala Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 56
2 74
3 57
4 46
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Talala Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Park Forest, IL in the Crete Monee Community Unit School District 201u. It enrolls 329 students in grades 1st through 12th. Talala Elementary School is the 1,594th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,984th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,984th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,594th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,924th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,849th out of 2,415

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Talala Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 177
(54%)
1,311
(53%)
 Female 152
(46%)
1,167
(47%)

Talala Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 274
(83%)
1,427
(58%)
 Hispanic 24
(7%)
315
(13%)
 White 23
(7%)
616
(25%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
95
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Talala Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 266
(81%)
1,477
(60%)
 Not Eligible 34
(10%)
789
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(9%)
212
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Talala Elementary School is ranked 667th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Talala Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.7%) 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.

Talala Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 295
2006 267
2007 249
2008 245
2009 269
2010 360
2011 348
2012 321
2013 319
2014 327
2015 329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.1
2007 17.8
2008 13.9
2009 14.9
2010 19.9
2011 21.1
2012 N/A
2013 16
2014 16
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64745762711864
2006 0.62921348314607
2007 0.70281124497992
2008 0.85714285714286
2009 0.85873605947955
2010 0.85555555555556
2011 0.85632183908046
2012 0.85358255451713
2013 0.87460815047022
2014 0.8960244648318
2015 0.89665653495441

Compare Talala Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 89.7%
 

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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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