John Nelson Elementary School



John Nelson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Nelson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 82
2 98
3 85
4 90
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Nelson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rockford, IL in the Rockford School District 205. It enrolls 514 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Nelson Elementary School is the 677th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,257th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,257th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 677th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,652nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 869th out of 2,345

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John Nelson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 287
(56%)
10,330
(49%)
 Male 227
(44%)
10,905
(51%)

John Nelson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 253
(49%)
5,623
(26%)
 White 123
(24%)
6,932
(33%)
 Black 97
(19%)
6,360
(30%)
 Two or More 34
(7%)
1,474
(7%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
803
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

John Nelson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 454
(88%)
15,781
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
1,321
(6%)
 Not Eligible 18
(4%)
4,133
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, John Nelson Elementary School is ranked 251st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Nelson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.5%) 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.

John Nelson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 377
2006 392
2007 434
2008 472
2009 452
2010 480
2011 492
2012 514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.7
2007 16.1
2008 16.3
2009 14.5
2010 16.3
2011 15.9
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94960212201592
2006 0.99489795918367
2007 1.0230414746544
2008 1.0402542372881
2009 1.0464601769912
2010 0.9375
2011 0.96747967479675
2012 0.96498054474708

Compare John Nelson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.5%
 

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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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