Clara Peterson Elementary School



Clara Peterson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clara Peterson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 86
1 74
2 82
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Clara Peterson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Paxton, IL in the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Cud 10 School District. It enrolls 286 students in grades 1st through 12th. Clara Peterson Elementary School is the 1,826th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,778th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,778th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,826th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 185th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,311th out of 2,415

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Clara Peterson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(50%)
452
(50%)
 Female 142
(50%)
454
(50%)

Clara Peterson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 258
(90%)
820
(91%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
49
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
16
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Clara Peterson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 151
(53%)
484
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(43%)
359
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
63
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Clara Peterson Elementary School is ranked 1,478th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clara Peterson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Clara Peterson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 362
2006 386
2007 372
2008 379
2009 363
2010 336
2011 336
2012 327
2013 304
2014 293
2015 286

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 24.1
2007 21.9
2008 17.6
2009 14.8
2010 13.4
2011 13.4
2012 13.6
2013 12.7
2014 12.2
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2182320441989
2006 0.24611398963731
2007 0.24731182795699
2008 0.25593667546174
2009 0.40771349862259
2010 0.38095238095238
2011 0.46428571428571
2012 0.51987767584098
2013 0.48355263157895
2014 0.56996587030717
2015 0.47202797202797

Compare Clara Peterson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.2%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 02 286 11.7:1  
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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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