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Gilson Brown Elem School (leave a review)
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+1 (618) 463-2175

1613 W Delmar Ave

Godfrey, Illinois


About Gilson Brown Elem School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Gilson Brown Elem School is one of 11 schools found in the Alton CUSD 11 district of Illinois.

Gilson Brown Elem School is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 290 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $53,046, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Gilson Brown Elem School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
North Elementary School491$8,83415.34$52,3390.59
Early Childhood253$9,93519.460.61
West Elementary School590$9,19214.82$51,9420.57
Eunice Smith Elem School307$6,92616.16$53,5890.58
Alton High School1987$8,24316.61$51,4110.52

North Elementary School

Number of pupils491
Funding per pupil$8,834
Pupil teacher ratio15.34
Average teacher salary$52,339
Diversity index0.59

Early Childhood

Number of pupils253
Funding per pupil$9,935
Pupil teacher ratio19.46
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.61

West Elementary School

Number of pupils590
Funding per pupil$9,192
Pupil teacher ratio14.82
Average teacher salary$51,942
Diversity index0.57

Eunice Smith Elem School

Number of pupils307
Funding per pupil$6,926
Pupil teacher ratio16.16
Average teacher salary$53,589
Diversity index0.58

Alton High School

Number of pupils1987
Funding per pupil$8,243
Pupil teacher ratio16.61
Average teacher salary$51,411
Diversity index0.52
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
North Elementary School1.76 miles
Early Childhood2.09 miles
West Elementary School2.11 miles
Eunice Smith Elem School2.48 miles
Alton High School3.12 miles
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4241 schools in Illinois.
2740thlargest school
2864thhighest number of FTE teachers
2678thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2465thhighest average teaching salary
1396thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
945thhighest diversity index
2335thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races23
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander0
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 290 students, with a diversity index of 0.57

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.