Prairie Jr High School



Prairie Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 168
8 160
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Jr High School is a public high school of the Alsip-Hazlgrn-Oaklwn School District 126 located in Alsip, IL. It has 328 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.13

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Prairie Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 167
(51%)
167
(51%)
 Male 161
(49%)
161
(49%)

Prairie Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(54%)
177
(54%)
 Hispanic 96
(29%)
96
(29%)
 Black 45
(14%)
45
(14%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
7
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 171
(52%)
171
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(41%)
136
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
21
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.6%. 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.

Prairie Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 367
2007 353
2008 358
2009 329
2010 381
2011 357
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 14.1
2007 15.3
2008 15.4
2009 13.7
2010 15.7
2011 15.1
2012 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24489795918367
2006 0.26430517711172
2007 0.29461756373938
2008 0.29888268156425
2009 0.37082066869301
2010 0.40419947506562
2011 0.43977591036415
2012 0.47865853658537

Compare Prairie Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.9%
 

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Public 07 - 08 328 12.1:1  
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