Gower West Elementary School



Gower West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gower West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 51
K 74
1 88
2 89
3 85
4 84
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gower West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Willowbrook, IL in the Gower School District 62. It enrolls 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gower West Elementary School is the 860th largest public school in Illinois and the 24,747th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,747th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 860th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,376th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 913th out of 2,415

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Gower West Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(55%)
463
(53%)
 Female 211
(45%)
406
(47%)

Gower West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 284
(60%)
542
(62%)
 Asian 80
(17%)
142
(16%)
 Hispanic 45
(10%)
74
(9%)
 Two or More 36
(8%)
75
(9%)
 Black 22
(5%)
31
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gower West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 416
(88%)
756
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(12%)
113
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Gower West Elementary School is ranked 2,075th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gower West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.7%) is significantly 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.

Gower West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 470
2007 431
2008 438
2009 427
2010 453
2011 476
2012 493
2013 460
2014 452
2015 471

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 15.1
2010 16.3
2011 17.4
2012 19
2013 16.4
2014 15.8
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.13235294117647
2012 0.12576064908722
2013 0.15652173913043
2014 0.13274336283186
2015 0.11677282377919

Compare Gower West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.7%
 
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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