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2440 N Summit Ave
Decatur, IL 62526-3181
p. 217-424-3220

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
in Decatur, IL

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Decatur Sd 61
State Agency:
Illinois State Board Of Education

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 6th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs17.0
Surrounding communityCity, Small Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time SchoolN/A

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Decatur, IL 62526-3181
Total Population36,440 (35,764 urban / 676 rural)
Households15,676 (2.26 people per house)
Median Household Income$32,178
Families9,631 (2.87 people per family)
Pop. — African American5,977
Pop. — Asian348
Pop. — Pacific Islander14
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native199
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)30,290
Pop. — Other256

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 212 72%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 30 10%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 242 83%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     18%
English Language Learners     1%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A100%
HispanicN/A100%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A65%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A61%
White Non-HispanicN/A87%
All Students<57%80%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 433 90.22%
GED Recipients     2.46%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic114>45%19%
Hispanic2<N/A20%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A<N/A4%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic137<54%55%
 
Kindergarten 17 22 39
1st Grade 25 21 46
2nd Grade 16 18 34
3rd Grade 13 1 22 36
4th Grade 11 17 28
5th Grade 14 1 20 35
6th Grade 18 17 35
Total 114 2 137 253

Decatur Sd 61 – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Benjamin Franklin Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional AidesN/A37%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors15.0>16%3%
Library / Media Specialist7.0>7%2%
Library / Media SupportN/A3%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)N/A0%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)11.8>12%2%
Guidance Staff Total11.8>12%2%
District Admins2.0>2%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt12.0>13%3%
School Admins18.1>19%4%
School Admin/Sppt2.0<2%2%
Other Support3.0<3%26%
  FTEs % of District % of State
Prekindergarten10.0>2%1%
Kindergarten34.0>7%4%
Elementary224.0>48%36%
Secondary196.8<42%43%
UngradedN/A16%

Decatur Sd 61 Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Textbooks   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$8,450,000<$879$5,482
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $2,949
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $2,949
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$7,200,000<$749$5,685
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $1,098
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $1,186
Assets
 Sinking Fund$368,000<$38$336
 Bond Fund  $1,927
 Other Funds$26,653,000<$2,774$6,459
Total Revenues$92,226,000<$9,601$18,068
Total Expenses$88,192,000<$9,181$16,365

Decatur Sd 61 Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$22,258,000$6,396,590
Special Education Programs$1,112,000$2,030,208
Vocational Education Programs$54,000$428,441
Other Education Programs$601,000$755,302
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$24,582,000$7,474,000$8,557,418$2,321,412
Support Services
 Pupils$1,615,000$415,000$1,050,836$272,560
 Instructional Staff$2,761,000$850,000$598,768$167,803
 General Administration$650,000$276,000$284,933$118,162
 School Administration$4,035,000$1,188,000$847,887$263,164
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$4,063,000$1,916,000$720,159$266,574
 Student Transportation$53,000$13,000$285,074$107,774
 Business / Central / Other$2,120,000$785,000$327,643$125,912
Food Services$50,000$7,000$241,556$80,328
Total$40,709,000$13,174,000$11,936,134$3,485,217

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Decatur Sd 61.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Pupils$2,622,000<$272$2,094
  Instructional Staff$5,179,000<$539$660
  General Administration$2,628,000<$273$1,078
  School Administration$5,442,000>$566$559
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$9,129,000<$950$1,023
  Student Transportation$5,118,000<$532$686
  Business / Central / Other$4,312,000>$448$363
  Non-Specified   
  Total$34,430,000<$3,584$6,358
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$3,166,000>$329$317
  Enterprise Operations   
  Other$1,000 $14
  Total$3,167,000>$329$323
 Instruction$35,150,000<$3,659$7,968
 Total$72,747,000<$7,573$14,634
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$984,000>$102$62
 Adult Education$159,000<$16$49
 Other   
 Total$1,143,000>$119$67
Capital Outlay
 Construction$1,305,000<$135$800
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment$464,000<$48$86
 Other Equipment$1,229,000<$127$274
 Non-Specified Equipment   
 Total$2,998,000<$312$894
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$10,965,000>$1,141$590
Debt Interest$339,000<$35$288
Total$88,192,000<$9,181$16,365

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Decatur Sd 61.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$3,824,000>$398$183
  Children with Disabilities Idea  $2,501
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality  $41
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$112,000>$11$5
  Title V, Part A$24,000<$2$4
  Vocational and Tech Education  $121
  Bilingual Education  $72
  Child Nutrition Act$2,763,000>$287$138
  Other$1,953,000<$203$374
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $253
  Indian Education   
  Other  $172
 Non-Specified$1,953,000<$203$374
 Total$8,676,000<$903$2,362
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$31,998,000>$3,331$2,341
 Staff Improvement Programs  $318
 Special Education Programs$1,541,000<$160$1,094
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$251,000<$26$55
 Bilingual Education Programs$15,000<$1$22
 Gifted and Talented Programs  $11
 Vocational Education Programs  $124
 School Lunch Programs$144,000>$14$7
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,527,000<$158$324
 Transportation Programs$4,296,000<$447$459
 Other Programs$918,000>$95$93
 Non-Specified   
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$3,138,000<$326$416
  Not Employee Benefits$165,000<$17$21
 Total$43,993,000>$4,580$4,377
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$30,399,000<$3,164$5,235
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$672,000<$69$6,813
 From Cities and Counties$35,000<$3$70
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$66,000<$6$38
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$4,000 $15
 School Lunch$809,000<$84$158
 Textbook Sales and Rentals$277,000<$28$53
 District Activity Receipts$88,000<$9$55
 Students Fees, Non-Specified$99,000<$10$693
 Other Sales and Services  $38
 Interest Earnings$2,144,000<$223$333
 Miscellaneous$1,067,000<$111$182
 Total$39,557,000<$4,118$11,338
Total$92,226,000<$9,601$18,068

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