L E Starke Elementary School

  • L E Starke Elementary School serves 232 students in grades KG-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • L E Starke Elementary School operates within the Pekin Psd 108 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 232 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-3
Total Students232 students
L E Starke Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %L E Starke Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
L E Starke Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeL E Starke Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
L E Starke Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
L E Starke Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
25%
L E Starke Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
2%
17%
L E Starke Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
88%
49%
L E Starke Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
L E Starke Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsL E Starke Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL 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.
0.220.67
L E Starke Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
48%
52%
L E Starke Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
3%
2%
L E Starke Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pekin Psd 108 School District's student population of 3,692 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,915 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,843 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NamePekin Psd 108 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed3,692753
Pekin Psd 108 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$33 MM$11 MM
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$37 MM$11 MM
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,915$11,118
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,843$11,218
Pekin Psd 108 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • PekinWillow Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 300 students
    0.5 miles
    1110 Veerman St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4716
    0.5KG-3300
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    Grades: KG-3 | 341 students
    0.6 miles
    1314 Matilda St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4715
    0.6KG-3341
  • PekinEdison Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 Earl St
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4732
    0.77-8344
  • PekinBroadmoor Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 404 students
    0.9 miles
    501 Maywood Ave
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4731
    0.97-8404
  • Pekin Dirksen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 184 students
    0.9 miles
    501 Maywood Ave
    PekinIL 61554
    (309)477-4711
    0.9KG-3184

School Reviews

5  9/19/2015
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!
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