Prairie Central Upper Elementary



Prairie Central Upper Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 147
6 126
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Central Upper Elementary is a public elementary school located in Forrest, IL in the Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8. It enrolls 273 students in grades 1st through 12th.

Total Students: 273
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Prairie Central Upper Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 139
(51%)
590
(51%)
 Female 134
(49%)
566
(49%)

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(91%)
1,054
(91%)
 Two or More 13
(5%)
46
(4%)
 Hispanic 7
(3%)
35
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 158
(58%)
622
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 86
(32%)
390
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(11%)
144
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Central Upper Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 330
2006 303
2007 285
2008 284
2009 312
2010 333
2011 300
2012 273

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 18.9
2007 17.8
2008 13.8
2009 14.5
2010 15.9
2011 14.8
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34242424242424
2006 0.37293729372937
2007 0.36491228070175
2008 0.41901408450704
2009 0.47115384615385
2010 0.46846846846847
2011 0.40333333333333
2012 0.42124542124542

Compare Prairie Central Upper Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 05 - 06 273 -1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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