Pershing Early Learning Center School

Serves grades PK - PK

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2912 N University
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone
(217) 362-3301
District
DECATUR SD 61
County
MACON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
512
Classroom Teachers
14

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

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Better than ×% of IL schools.

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Pershing Early Learning Center School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29
Proficiency in Reading 31
Proficiency in Math 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 35.51
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.50
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 511 99.8%
Kindergarten 1 0.2%
Total 512 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 45.7% 42.2% 50.5%
Black 47.0% 52.6% 17.6%
Hispanic 5.5% 4.1% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 0.8% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.6% 53.5% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.6% 53.5% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 68,998 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,479.9 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.1% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.0% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.1% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 29,119 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 13.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.8% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.3% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.8% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.3% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 19.1% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,070 $45,822,660 35.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $389 $3,515,782 2.7%
Staff $521 $4,708,798 3.6%
General Administration $448 $4,049,024 3.1%
School Administration $748 $6,760,424 5.2%
Operation $1,339 $12,101,882 9.3%
Transportation $620 $5,603,560 4.3%
Other $2,722 $24,601,436 19.0%
Total Support $6,787 $61,340,906 47.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,471 $22,332,898 17.2%
Total Expenditures $14,327 $129,487,426 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%