Pocahontas Center



Pocahontas Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Center Students by Grade
PK 21
K 20
1 21
2 24
3 21
4 24
5 29
6 25
7 33
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pocahontas Center is a public elementary school located in Pocahontas, IL in the Bond County Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 239 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pocahontas Center is the 2,032nd largest public school in Illinois and the 46,234th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 239
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,234th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,032nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,139th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,033rd out of 2,415

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Pocahontas Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 120
(50%)
651
(48%)
 Male 119
(50%)
699
(52%)

Pocahontas Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(96%)
1,202
(89%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
68
(5%)
 Black 2
(1%)
38
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
29
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(49%)
604
(45%)
 Not Eligible 113
(47%)
670
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
76
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Pocahontas Center is ranked 1,536th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) 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.

Pocahontas Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 225
2006 244
2007 238
2008 235
2009 255
2010 225
2011 232
2012 226
2013 244
2014 229
2015 239

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 18.8
2007 18.3
2008 18.1
2009 17
2010 15
2011 16.1
2012 14.1
2013 17.2
2014 14.9
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37333333333333
2006 0.33196721311475
2007 0.36134453781513
2008 0.40851063829787
2009 0.61960784313725
2010 0.63111111111111
2011 0.65948275862069
2012 0.60176991150442
2013 0.59426229508197
2014 0.58078602620087
2015 0.52719665271967

Compare Pocahontas Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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