River Forest Elementary School



River Forest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Forest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 40
2 44
3 39
4 38
5 31
6 121
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hobart, IN in the River Forest Community School Corporation. It enrolls 357 students in grades 1st through 12th. River Forest Elementary School is the 751st largest public school in Indiana and the 35,988th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 357
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,988th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 751st out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 58th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 345th out of 1,125

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River Forest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 188
(53%)
435
(49%)
 Male 169
(47%)
450
(51%)

River Forest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(46%)
405
(46%)
 Hispanic 140
(39%)
375
(42%)
 Two or More 33
(9%)
53
(6%)
 Black 16
(4%)
44
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River Forest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(76%)
668
(75%)
 Not Eligible 63
(18%)
162
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(6%)
55
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, River Forest Elementary School is ranked 340th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River Forest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

River Forest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 235
2006 225
2007 309
2008 285
2009 310
2010 344
2011 364
2012 357

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 N/A
2007 18.6
2008 15.7
2009 17.2
2010 19
2011 N/A
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78723404255319
2006 0.76444444444444
2007 0.75404530744337
2008 0.87368421052632
2009 0.9
2010 0.78779069767442
2011 0.82692307692308
2012 0.82352941176471

Compare River Forest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.4%
 

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Public KG - 06 357 12.8:1  
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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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