Pleasant Plains High School

Pleasant Plains High School serves 427 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Pleasant Plains High School operates within the Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District.
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District's 88% graduation rate is equal to the IL state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 427 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 427 students
Pleasant Plains High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pleasant Plains High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Pleasant Plains High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pleasant Plains High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Pleasant Plains High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Pleasant Plains High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Pleasant Plains High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
96%
50%
Pleasant Plains High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.66
Pleasant Plains High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
47%
Pleasant Plains High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Pleasant Plains High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District's student population of 1,298 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,848 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,298 849
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 88%
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Graduation Rate (1996-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM n/a
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $14 MM n/a
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,848 n/a
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,090 n/a
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is A-c Central High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is A-c Central Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farmingdale Elementary School (6.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AshlandA-c Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
    4.6 miles
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.69-12125
  • AshlandA-c Central Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 150 students
    4.6 miles
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.65-8150
  • Pleasant PlainsFarmingdale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 458 students
    6.6 miles
    2473 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1221
    6.6PK-4458
  • Pleasant PlainsPleasant Plains Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 413 students
    6.6 miles
    2455 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1061
    6.65-8413
  • PetersburgPetersburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 361 students
    9.8 miles
    514 West Monroe St
    PetersburgIL 62675
    (217)632-7731
    9.8PK-2361

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