John Nelson Elementary School

623 15th St, Rockford, IL 61104 | (815) 229-2190
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 493
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Stephen Francisco
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Rockford School District 205
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,776
  • Graduation Rate: 54.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.9
  • Enrolled Students: 28,971

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 493
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 219 (44.4%)
  • Females: 233 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 31 (6.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 442 (89.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 473 (95.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
John Nelson Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black6513.2%
Asian81.6%
Hispanic28557.8%
White9318.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For John Nelson Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7916.0%
1st Grade8918.1%
2nd Grade8918.1%
3rd Grade7715.6%
4th Grade8216.6%
5th Grade7715.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.8%
District:
92.1%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
6.4%
District:
1.3%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
12.5%
District:
2.2%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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