South Elementary School



South Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 45
2 41
3 57
4 45
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Taylorville, IL in the Taylorville Community Unit School District 3. It enrolls 283 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Elementary School is the 1,866th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,623rd largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 283
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,623rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,866th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,205th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,073rd out of 2,345

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South Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 146
(52%)
937
(49%)
 Male 137
(48%)
977
(51%)

South Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 263
(93%)
1,791
(94%)
 Two or More 10
(4%)
58
(3%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
30
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

South Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(62%)
874
(46%)
 Not Eligible 91
(32%)
745
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
295
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Elementary School is ranked 1,191st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.8%) is slightly 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.

South Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 251
2006 251
2007 263
2008 260
2009 273
2010 282
2011 282
2012 283

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.9
2007 21.9
2008 20
2009 18.2
2010 18.8
2011 18.8
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46215139442231
2006 0.39043824701195
2007 0.44106463878327
2008 0.46538461538462
2009 0.56776556776557
2010 0.56737588652482
2011 0.64539007092199
2012 0.67844522968198

Compare South Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.8%
 

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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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