West Elementary School



West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 44
2 42
3 48
4 55
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sycamore, IL in the Sycamore Community Unit School District 427. It enrolls 291 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Elementary School is the 1,825th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,984th largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 291
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,984th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,825th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,223rd out of 2,345

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West Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 163
(56%)
1,268
(50%)
 Male 128
(44%)
1,292
(50%)

West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 221
(76%)
2,081
(81%)
 Two or More 41
(14%)
119
(5%)
 Black 14
(5%)
72
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
225
(9%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
54
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 145
(50%)
1,763
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(41%)
750
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(9%)
47
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, West Elementary School is ranked 1,461st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 283
2006 304
2007 318
2008 352
2009 299
2010 309
2011 296
2012 291

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.9
2007 15.9
2008 16
2009 15.7
2010 15.7
2011 15.6
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31448763250883
2006 0.35855263157895
2007 0.28301886792453
2008 0.32102272727273
2009 0.46153846153846
2010 0.47572815533981
2011 0.52702702702703
2012 0.50171821305842

Compare West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Elementary School
Sycamore, IL
Public PK - 05 291 10.7:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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