Gillespie High School



Gillespie High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gillespie High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 103
10 80
11 93
12 89

Gillespie High School is a public high school of the Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 located in Gillespie, IL. It has 365 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gillespie High School is the 415th largest public high school in Illinois and the 13,311th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,311th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 415th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 573rd out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 455th out of 828

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Gillespie High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 208
(57%)
208
(57%)
 Female 157
(43%)
157
(43%)

Gillespie High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 354
(97%)
354
(97%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gillespie High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(50%)
181
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(38%)
139
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(12%)
45
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gillespie High School is ranked 371st out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gillespie High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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.

Gillespie High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 357
2006 367
2007 402
2008 370
2009 370
2010 402
2011 374
2012 374
2013 390
2014 363
2015 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 14.7
2007 18.3
2008 16.1
2009 16.1
2010 19
2011 16.3
2012 12.4
2013 14.4
2014 15.3
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36414565826331
2006 0.37602179836512
2007 0.37810945273632
2008 0.41621621621622
2009 0.42702702702703
2010 0.55970149253731
2011 0.4572192513369
2012 0.44652406417112
2013 0.56666666666667
2014 0.53719008264463
2015 0.5041095890411

Compare Gillespie High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.4%
 

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