Prairie Central Jr High School



Prairie Central Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Central Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 164
8 168
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Central Jr High School is a public high school of the Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 located in Forrest, IL. It has 332 students in grades 7th through 8th.

Total Students: 332
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Prairie Central Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(57%)
488
(52%)
 Female 143
(43%)
451
(48%)

Prairie Central Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 306
(92%)
868
(92%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
34
(4%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Black 5
(2%)
10
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Central Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 196
(59%)
555
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(31%)
272
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(10%)
112
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Central Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 328
2006 313
2007 316
2008 308
2009 275
2010 292
2011 321
2012 332

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 15.6
2007 17.6
2008 13.2
2009 12
2010 13.3
2011 15.9
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29878048780488
2006 0.34185303514377
2007 0.34810126582278
2008 0.36363636363636
2009 0.39636363636364
2010 0.41438356164384
2011 0.41744548286604
2012 0.40963855421687

Compare Prairie Central Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.0%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 07 - 08 332 -1:1  
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