Plum Grove Junior High School

Plum Grove Junior High School serves 818 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% 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.

Overview

The student population of 818 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 818 students
Plum Grove Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Plum Grove Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Plum Grove Junior High School Students 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 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Plum Grove Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
25%
4%
Plum Grove Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Plum Grove Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Plum Grove Junior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
62%
50%
Plum Grove Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Plum Grove Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Plum Grove Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.95
Plum Grove Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
3%
23%
Plum Grove Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
5%
26%
Plum Grove Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Palatine Ccsd 15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 12,657 775
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $147 MM n/a
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $139 MM n/a
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,832 $0
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,190 $0
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palatine District 211 Academy - North
    Special Education School
    335 East Illinois Ave
    Palatine , IL , 60067
    (847)755-6700
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palatine N Cook Young Adult Acdmy Palatine High School
    Alternative School
    335 East Illinois Ave 200
    Palatine , IL , 60067
    (847)359-2823
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palatine Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pleasant Hill Elementary School
    434 West Illinois Ave
    Palatine , IL , 60067
    (847)963-5900
    1  mi  |  562  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Palatine Wm Fremd High School
    1000 South Quentin Rd
    Palatine , IL , 60067
    (847)755-2610
    1.2  mi  |  2785  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palatine Kirk School
    Special Education School
    520 South Plum Grove Rd
    Palatine , IL , 60067
    (847)463-8500
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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