Pennoyer Elementary School

Pennoyer Elementary School serves 420 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Pennoyer Elementary School operates within the Pennoyer 79 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 420 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 420 students
Pennoyer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pennoyer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Pennoyer Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pennoyer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more 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 14:1 18:1
Pennoyer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
4%
Pennoyer Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Pennoyer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
76%
50%
Pennoyer Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Pennoyer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pennoyer 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.
0.40 0.31
Pennoyer 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.
21%
47%
Pennoyer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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.
7%
3%
Pennoyer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 420 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,980 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,909 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Pennoyer 79 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 420 938
Pennoyer   79 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $11 MM
Pennoyer   79 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $5 MM $11 MM
Pennoyer   79 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,980 $11,118
Pennoyer   79 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,909 $11,218
Pennoyer   79 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 Ridgewood Community High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dirksen Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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