Plum Grove Junior High School

Plum Grove Junior High School serves 780 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Plum Grove Junior High School operates within the Palatine Ccsd 15 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 780 students
Plum Grove Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Plum Grove Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Plum Grove Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Plum Grove Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Plum Grove Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
32%
4%
Plum Grove Junior High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Plum Grove Junior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
17%
Plum Grove Junior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
56%
50%
Plum Grove Junior High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Plum Grove Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.58 0.31
Plum Grove Junior 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.
14%
47%
Plum Grove Junior 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%
Plum Grove Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Palatine Ccsd 15 School District's student population of 12,808 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,550 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,717 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Palatine Ccsd 15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 12,808 938
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $166 MM $11 MM
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $155 MM $11 MM
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,550 $11,118
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,717 $11,218
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 District 211 Academy - North (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kirk School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Hill Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • PalatineDistrict 211 Academy - NorthSpecial Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 39 students
    1 miles
    335 East Illinois Ave
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)755-6700
    19-1239
  • PalatineN Cook Young Adult Acdmy Palatine High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 31 students
    1 miles
    335 East Illinois Ave 200
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)359-2823
    19-1231
  • Palatine Pleasant Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 570 students
    1 miles
    434 West Illinois Ave
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)963-5900
    1PK-6570
  • PalatineKirk SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 181 students
    1.2 miles
    520 South Plum Grove Rd
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)463-8500
    1.2PK-12181
  • PalatineWm Fremd High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2726 students
    1.2 miles
    1000 South Quentin Rd
    PalatineIL 60067
    (847)755-2610
    1.29-122726

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