8th Grade Academy



8th Grade Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

8th Grade Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 260
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

8th Grade Academy is a public high school of the Cahokia Community Unit School District 187 located in Cahokia, IL. It has 260 students. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.9 to 1.

Total Students: 260
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.86

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8th Grade Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 136
(52%)
974
(49%)
 Male 124
(48%)
995
(51%)

8th Grade Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 245
(94%)
1,709
(87%)
 White 13
(5%)
216
(11%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
30
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

8th Grade Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 187
(72%)
1,288
(65%)
 Not Eligible 73
(28%)
681
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of 8th Grade Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.9%) is significantly 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.

Compare 8th Grade Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
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 71.9%
 

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