1401 Lake St
Kewanee, IL 61443
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Belle Alexander Elementary School serves 230 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belle Alexander Elementary School's student population of 230 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-1
Total Students
230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Belle Alexander Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
58%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Students: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30% in IL)

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