R K Welsh Elementary School



R K Welsh Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R K Welsh Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 54
2 57
3 55
4 48
5 62
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

R K Welsh Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rockford, IL in the Rockford School District 205. It enrolls 331 students in grades 1st through 12th. R K Welsh Elementary School is the 1,599th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,431st largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 331
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,431st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,599th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,113th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,875th out of 2,345

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R K Welsh Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 176
(53%)
10,905
(51%)
 Female 155
(47%)
10,330
(49%)

R K Welsh Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 140
(42%)
6,932
(33%)
 Black 99
(30%)
6,360
(30%)
 Hispanic 56
(17%)
5,623
(26%)
 Two or More 33
(10%)
1,474
(7%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
803
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

R K Welsh Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(81%)
15,781
(74%)
 Not Eligible 37
(11%)
4,133
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
1,321
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, R K Welsh Elementary School is ranked 695th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of R K Welsh Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.8%) 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.

R K Welsh Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 359
2006 350
2007 334
2008 330
2009 343
2010 366
2011 330
2012 331

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 19.4
2007 20.9
2008 16.3
2009 17.2
2010 21.5
2011 17.4
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84679665738162
2006 0.86857142857143
2007 0.8502994011976
2008 0.82727272727273
2009 0.89212827988338
2010 0.8551912568306
2011 0.87878787878788
2012 0.88821752265861

Compare R K Welsh Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.8%
 

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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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