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Blackhawk Elem School (leave a review)
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+1 (815) 232-0490

1401 S Blackhawk Ave

Freeport, Illinois


About Blackhawk Elem School
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Blackhawk Elem School is one of 9 schools found in the Freeport SD 145 district of Illinois.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 342 students from Prekindergarten to 4th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Blackhawk Elem 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.

At Blackhawk Elem School, the average teaching salary of $49,814 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

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
Blackhawk Elem School 342$8,45615$49,8140.73
Freeport Alternative High Sch (0.15 miles) 49$15,2519$47,7720.68
Freeport Middle School (0.28 miles) 691$9,51714$42,2460.67
Freeport High School (0.33 miles) 1178$9,80014$53,7520.61
Center Elem School (0.88 miles) 276$9,85714$50,1000.63
Empire Elem School (1.16 miles) 285$10,49514$51,5080.50

Blackhawk Elem School

Number of pupils342
Funding per pupil$8,456
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$49,814
Diversity index0.73

Freeport Alternative High Sch (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils49
Funding per pupil$15,251
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$47,772
Diversity index0.68

Freeport Middle School (0.28 miles)

Number of pupils691
Funding per pupil$9,517
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$42,246
Diversity index0.67

Freeport High School (0.33 miles)

Number of pupils1178
Funding per pupil$9,800
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$53,752
Diversity index0.61

Center Elem School (0.88 miles)

Number of pupils276
Funding per pupil$9,857
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$50,100
Diversity index0.63

Empire Elem School (1.16 miles)

Number of pupils285
Funding per pupil$10,495
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$51,508
Diversity index0.50
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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.
2372ndlargest school
2396thhighest number of FTE teachers
2286thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2796thhighest average teaching salary
696thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
61sthighest diversity index
2481sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 4th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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