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Cairo Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (618) 734-1027

3101 Elm St

Cairo, Illinois


About Cairo Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Cairo Elementary School is one of 2 schools found in the Cairo USD 1 district of Illinois.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 268 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

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

An average teaching salary at Cairo Elementary School is $50,891, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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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 pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cairo Elementary School 268$13,08416$50,8910.23
Cairo Jr/Sr High School (0.57 miles) 191$11,34411$42,2840.32
Meridian Elementary School (8.12 miles) 384$4,41715$58,1480.56
Meridian High School (8.12 miles) 128$35,40711$41,5340.53
Charleston High (10.4 miles) 273$20512$31,2560.49
Warren E. Hearnes Elem. (10.87 miles) 522$47813$38,0000.47

Cairo Elementary School

Number of pupils268
Funding per pupil$13,084
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$50,891
Diversity index0.23

Cairo Jr/Sr High School (0.57 miles)

Number of pupils191
Funding per pupil$11,344
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$42,284
Diversity index0.32

Meridian Elementary School (8.12 miles)

Number of pupils384
Funding per pupil$4,417
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$58,148
Diversity index0.56

Meridian High School (8.12 miles)

Number of pupils128
Funding per pupil$35,407
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$41,534
Diversity index0.53

Charleston High (10.4 miles)

Number of pupils273
Funding per pupil$205
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$31,256
Diversity index0.49

Warren E. Hearnes Elem. (10.87 miles)

Number of pupils522
Funding per pupil$478
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$38,000
Diversity index0.47
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
2875thlargest school
3011thhighest number of FTE teachers
2664thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2686thhighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2470thhighest diversity index
920thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 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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