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Cowden-Herrick Grade School (leave a review)
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+1 (618) 428-5223

301 N Broadway St

Herrick, Illinois


About Cowden-Herrick Grade School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Cowden-Herrick Grade School is one of 2 schools in the Cowden-Herrick CUSD 3A district of Illinois.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 183 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Cowden-Herrick Grade School is $36,882, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance 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
Cowden-Herrick Grade School 183$1,11713$36,8820.02
Cowden-Herrick Jr/Sr High School (6.73 miles) 225$1,70214$43,2850.02
Ramsey Elem School (8.94 miles) 319$7,53714$41,2130.06
Ramsey High School (9.05 miles) 125$11,58510$39,1540.06
Beecher City Jr-Sr High School (10.29 miles) 166$8,80611$53,9610.04
Beecher City Grade School (10.98 miles) 142$1,43412$48,0740.06

Cowden-Herrick Grade School

Number of pupils183
Funding per pupil$1,117
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$36,882
Diversity index0.02

Cowden-Herrick Jr/Sr High School (6.73 miles)

Number of pupils225
Funding per pupil$1,702
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,285
Diversity index0.02

Ramsey Elem School (8.94 miles)

Number of pupils319
Funding per pupil$7,537
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$41,213
Diversity index0.06

Ramsey High School (9.05 miles)

Number of pupils125
Funding per pupil$11,585
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$39,154
Diversity index0.06

Beecher City Jr-Sr High School (10.29 miles)

Number of pupils166
Funding per pupil$8,806
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$53,961
Diversity index0.04

Beecher City Grade School (10.98 miles)

Number of pupils142
Funding per pupil$1,434
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$48,074
Diversity index0.06
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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.
3367thlargest school
3325thhighest number of FTE teachers
1294thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
3680thhighest average teaching salary
1335thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
62ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3922ndhighest diversity index
3619thhighest funding per pupil
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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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