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
6 131
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 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.75

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Prairie Central Upper Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 152
(55%)
605
(54%)
 Female 126
(45%)
518
(46%)

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(89%)
991
(88%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
58
(5%)
 Black 6
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
41
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Prairie Central Upper Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 158
(57%)
621
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(43%)
475
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
27
(2%)
* 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 (43.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 316
2014 291
2015 278

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
2013 15.8
2014 13.1
2015 11.7

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
2013 0.44303797468354
2014 0.42955326460481
2015 0.43165467625899

Compare Prairie Central Upper Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.2%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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