South Shores Elementary School

2500 South Franklin St, Decatur, IL 62521 | (217) 424-3243
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 349
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2500 S Franklin St, Decatur, IL 62521
  • Principal or Admin: Daniel Carie
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Decatur School District 61
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,385
  • Graduation Rate: 61.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.9
  • Enrolled Students: 9,251

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 349
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 18.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 177 (50.7%)
  • Females: 147 (42.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Shores Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black13037.2%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic51.4%
White18753.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Shores Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6117.5%
1st Grade5014.3%
2nd Grade4111.7%
3rd Grade4914.0%
4th Grade5114.6%
5th Grade5315.2%
6th Grade4412.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.4%
District:
91.3%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for South Shores Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Staff Member on October 22, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • South Shores was named a Spotlight School for excellence in education by the State of Illinois. It offers a fun, caring, supportive learning environment for almost 400 children from a variety of backgrounds. A public school in the Decatur District, South Shores' staff has adopted the Modern Red Schoolhouse program with great success. It is truly a place where all children can learn.

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