Pontiac Jr High School



Pontiac Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontiac Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 144
7 130
8 142
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pontiac Jr High School is a public elementary school located in Pontiac, IL in the Pontiac Ccsd 429 School District. It enrolls 416 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 416
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.04

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Pontiac Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 219
(53%)
689
(52%)
 Female 197
(47%)
629
(48%)

Pontiac Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(83%)
1,080
(82%)
 Hispanic 43
(10%)
133
(10%)
 Black 12
(3%)
26
(2%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
69
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pontiac Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 204
(49%)
612
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(43%)
579
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
127
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Pontiac Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) 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.

Pontiac Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 397
2007 395
2008 370
2009 371
2010 400
2011 405
2012 416

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 17.3
2007 18.8
2008 12.8
2009 13.2
2010 17.4
2011 16.9
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4455205811138
2006 0.46095717884131
2007 0.44810126582278
2008 0.3972972972973
2009 0.43126684636119
2010 0.43
2011 0.48888888888889
2012 0.50961538461538

Compare Pontiac Jr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.0%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Pontiac Jr High School
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Public 06 - 08 416 18.1:1  
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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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