North Ward Elementary School



North Ward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Ward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 58
1 73
2 81
3 70
4 58
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Ward Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tuscola, IL in the Tuscola Community Unit School District 301. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Ward Elementary School is the 1,435th largest public school in Illinois and the 36,093rd largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,093rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,435th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 517th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,133rd out of 2,415

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North Ward Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 188
(52%)
351
(53%)
 Female 172
(48%)
315
(47%)

North Ward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(92%)
610
(92%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
28
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Ward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 221
(61%)
422
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(34%)
213
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
31
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, North Ward Elementary School is ranked 1,458th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Ward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

North Ward Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 417
2006 406
2007 415
2008 423
2009 405
2010 403
2011 383
2012 377
2013 377
2014 392
2015 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15
2007 15.4
2008 13.6
2009 12.1
2010 13.1
2011 13.8
2012 13.3
2013 15.7
2014 14.4
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19664268585132
2006 0.23399014778325
2007 0.2578313253012
2008 0.30496453900709
2009 0.34074074074074
2010 0.40198511166253
2011 0.42819843342037
2012 0.50663129973475
2013 0.46419098143236
2014 0.47959183673469
2015 0.38611111111111

Compare North Ward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.6%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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