Gordon School



Gordon School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gordon School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 150
2 150
3 146
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gordon School is a public elementary school located in Posen, IL in the Posen-Robbins Esd 143-5 School District. It enrolls 505 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gordon School is the 709th largest public school in Illinois and the 21,064th largest nationally. It has 115.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 115.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 709th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,341st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,334th out of 2,345

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Gordon School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 269
(53%)
908
(51%)
 Female 236
(47%)
865
(49%)

Gordon School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 367
(73%)
1,032
(58%)
 Black 115
(23%)
662
(37%)
 White 17
(3%)
59
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gordon School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 453
(90%)
1,479
(83%)
 Not Eligible 40
(8%)
184
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
110
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gordon School is ranked 282nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gordon School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Gordon School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 470
2007 487
2008 548
2009 573
2010 536
2011 500
2012 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 24.7
2007 23.2
2008 26.1
2009 22.9
2010 22.3
2011 20
2012 115.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93530997304582
2006 0.85957446808511
2007 0.90759753593429
2008 0.97992700729927
2009 0.8935427574171
2010 0.9589552238806
2011 0.936
2012 0.92079207920792

Compare Gordon School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
11,580.0% 115.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gordon School
Posen, IL
Public KG - 03 505 115.8:1  
Posen Elementary School
Posen, IL
Public 04 - 05 383 43.9:1 1 miles
Childs Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 174 79.5:1 1 miles
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Public PK - PK 334 28.8:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 317 9.2:1 2 miles
St Benedict Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 194 16:1 2 miles
Lincoln Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 370 16.1:1 2 miles
Lincoln Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 415 12.7:1 2 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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