Porta Central



Porta Central Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porta Central Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 66
4 71
5 92
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Porta Central is a public elementary school located in Petersburg, IL in the Porta Community Unit School District 202. It enrolls 299 students in grades 1st through 12th. Porta Central is the 1,786th largest public school in Illinois and the 41,312th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 299
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,312th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,786th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 884th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,524th out of 2,345

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Porta Central Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 157
(53%)
331
(51%)
 Male 142
(47%)
315
(49%)

Porta Central Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 280
(94%)
608
(94%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
21
(3%)
 Black 6
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Porta Central Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 180
(60%)
445
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(37%)
190
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
11
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Porta Central is ranked 1,637th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porta Central students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) 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.

Porta Central Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 300
2006 318
2007 322
2008 333
2009 314
2010 323
2011 332
2012 299

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.7
2007 16.9
2008 18.5
2009 17.4
2010 17.9
2011 18.4
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27666666666667
2006 0.29874213836478
2007 0.3167701863354
2008 0.30630630630631
2009 0.35987261146497
2010 0.35603715170279
2011 0.35843373493976
2012 0.39799331103679

Compare Porta Central to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Porta Central
Petersburg, IL
Public 03 - 06 299 13.1:1  
Petersburg Elementary School
Petersburg, IL
Public PK - 02 347 14.6:1 1 miles
A-C Central Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 130 13.9:1 12 miles
Cantrall Intermediate School
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Public 04 - 06 247 14:1 12 miles
Cantrall Elementary School
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Public PK - 03 384 13.5:1 12 miles
Pleasant Plains Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 388 15.4:1 13 miles
Farmingdale Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 451 14.8:1 13 miles
A-C Central Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 201 10.9:1 16 miles
Illini Central Grade School
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Public PK - 05 374 14.4:1 16 miles
Illini Central Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 187 14.4:1 16 miles
Montessori Children'S House of Springfield
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Private PK - KG 65 8:1 17 miles
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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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