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Forreston Grade School (leave a review)
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+1 (815) 938-2306

Po Box 665

Forreston, Illinois


About Forreston Grade School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Forreston Grade School is one of 3 schools found in the Forrestville Valley CUSD 221 district of Illinois.

Forreston Grade 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 256 students.

The number of teachers at Forreston Grade School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $54,228, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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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
Forreston Grade School 256$8,98017$54,2280.24
Forreston Jr/Sr High Sch (0.4 miles) 439$10,15219$64,0860.11
German Valley Grade School (8.37 miles) 144$8,53221$59,3760.22
Eastland Elementary School (8.41 miles) 345$8,01217$50,1480.16
David L Rahn Jr High School (9.2 miles) 200$11,51413$56,0550.15
Aplington Middle School (9.51 miles) 121$20,48311$61,7470.11

Forreston Grade School

Number of pupils256
Funding per pupil$8,980
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$54,228
Diversity index0.24

Forreston Jr/Sr High Sch (0.4 miles)

Number of pupils439
Funding per pupil$10,152
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$64,086
Diversity index0.11

German Valley Grade School (8.37 miles)

Number of pupils144
Funding per pupil$8,532
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$59,376
Diversity index0.22

Eastland Elementary School (8.41 miles)

Number of pupils345
Funding per pupil$8,012
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$50,148
Diversity index0.16

David L Rahn Jr High School (9.2 miles)

Number of pupils200
Funding per pupil$11,514
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$56,055
Diversity index0.15

Aplington Middle School (9.51 miles)

Number of pupils121
Funding per pupil$20,483
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$61,747
Diversity index0.11
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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.
2962ndlargest school
3160thhighest number of FTE teachers
3037thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2353rdhighest average teaching salary
2468thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
922ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2429thhighest diversity index
2301sthighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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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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