Beardstown Jr/Sr High School



Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 123
7 109
8 89
9 134
10 96
11 117
12 81

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School is a public high school of the Beardstown Community Unit School District 15 located in Beardstown, IL. It has 749 students in grades 6th through 12th. Beardstown Jr/Sr High School is the 279th largest public high school in Illinois and the 7,714th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 749
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.94

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Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 394
(53%)
414
(53%)
 Female 355
(47%)
371
(47%)

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 363
(48%)
392
(50%)
 Hispanic 326
(44%)
331
(42%)
 Black 40
(5%)
41
(5%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(62%)
495
(63%)
 Not Eligible 207
(28%)
210
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(11%)
80
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School is ranked 158th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beardstown Jr/Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 707
2006 714
2007 715
2008 726
2009 771
2010 744
2011 732
2012 749

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.3
2007 17.9
2008 14.2
2009 13.6
2010 12.7
2011 13.1
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57567185289958
2006 0.57422969187675
2007 0.60839160839161
2008 0.633608815427
2009 0.64591439688716
2010 0.63978494623656
2011 0.68306010928962
2012 0.72363150867824

Compare Beardstown Jr/Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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