21st Century Preparatory Center



21st Century Preparatory Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

21st Century Preparatory Center Students by Grade
PK 37
K 51
1 52
2 55
3 77
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

21st Century Preparatory Center is a public elementary school located in Park Forest, IL in the Park Forest School District 163. It enrolls 272 students in grades 1st through 12th. 21st Century Preparatory Center is the 1,929th largest public school in Illinois and the 43,517th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 272
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,517th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,929th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,912th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,988th out of 2,345

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21st Century Preparatory Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 140
(51%)
787
(52%)
 Female 132
(49%)
734
(48%)

21st Century Preparatory Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 203
(75%)
1,201
(79%)
 Hispanic 28
(10%)
110
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(10%)
138
(9%)
 White 10
(4%)
60
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

21st Century Preparatory Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 225
(83%)
1,205
(79%)
 Not Eligible 44
(16%)
288
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
28
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, 21st Century Preparatory Center is ranked 1,016th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of 21st Century Preparatory Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

21st Century Preparatory Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 192
2006 216
2007 219
2008 215
2009 206
2010 145
2011 259
2012 272

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 32
2006 21.6
2007 18.2
2008 16.5
2009 14.7
2010 12.1
2011 18.5
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8125
2006 0.8287037037037
2007 0.88127853881279
2008 0.74883720930233
2009 0.90291262135922
2010 0.82758620689655
2011 0.83011583011583
2012 0.83823529411765

Compare 21st Century Preparatory Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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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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