L E Starke Elementary School

L E Starke Elementary School serves 268 students in grades KG - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
L E Starke Elementary School operates within the Pekin Psd 108 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 268 students has grown by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 268 students
L E Starke Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % L E Starke Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
L E Starke Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade L E Starke Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
L E Starke Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
25%
L E Starke Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
2%
17%
L E Starke Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
87%
50%
L E Starke Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
L E Starke Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups L E Starke Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.24 0.31
L E Starke Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
47%
L E Starke Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
L E Starke Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,722 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,050 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,992 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Pekin Psd 108 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 3,722 938
Pekin Psd 108 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $11 MM
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $37 MM $11 MM
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,050 $11,118
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,992 $11,218
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Schramm Education Center (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edison Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willow Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PekinWillow Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 290 students1110 Veerman St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4716
    0.5KG-3290
  • PekinC B Smith Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 345 students1314 Matilda St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4715
    0.6KG-3345
  • PekinEdison Junior High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 359 students1400 Earl St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4732
    0.77-8359
  • PekinBroadmoor Junior High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 377 students501 Maywood Ave
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4731
    0.97-8377
  • Pekin Dirksen Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 178 students501 Maywood Ave
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4711
    0.9KG-3178

School Reviews

This is by far the best grade school.From the Principle to the Cafeteria ,I have never seen teachers care so much for our Children!Thank you to all for what you do!
- Posted by Parent, 09/19/15

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