Pennoyer Elementary School

  • Pennoyer Elementary School serves 430 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Pennoyer Elementary School operates within the Pennoyer 79 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 430 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students430 students
Pennoyer Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pennoyer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Pennoyer Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePennoyer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Pennoyer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
5%
Pennoyer Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
16%
25%
Pennoyer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
17%
Pennoyer Elementary School Black Students (1993-2008)
White
75%
49%
Pennoyer Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Pennoyer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPennoyer 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.
0.410.67
Pennoyer Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
23%
52%
Pennoyer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2015)
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.
4%
2%
Pennoyer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pennoyer 79 School District's student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,748 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,678 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NamePennoyer 79 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed430753
Pennoyer 79 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$5 MM$11 MM
Pennoyer 79 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$5 MM$11 MM
Pennoyer 79 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,748$11,118
Pennoyer 79 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,678$11,218
Pennoyer 79 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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