Pleasant Plains High School

Pleasant Plains High School serves 466 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Pleasant Plains High School operates within the Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 466 students
Pleasant Plains High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Pleasant Plains High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pleasant Plains High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Pleasant Plains High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Pleasant Plains High School Asian (1988-2007)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Pleasant Plains High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Pleasant Plains High School Black (1999-2012)
White
96%
50%
Pleasant Plains High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pleasant Plains High School Sch Ethnicity Pleasant Plains 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.
0.08 0.30
Pleasant Plains 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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,307 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,307 949
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 88%
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $10 MM
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $10 MM
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,986 $10,546
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,615 $10,416
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 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 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 Students Grades
  • Ashland A-c Central Middle School
    501 East Buchanan St
    Ashland , IL 62612
    (217)458-2224
    4.6  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Ashland A-c Central High School
    501 East Buchanan St
    Ashland , IL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.6  mi  |  131  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pleasant Plains Farmingdale Elementary School
    2473 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant Plains , IL 62677
    (217)626-1221
    6.6  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Pleasant Plains Pleasant Plains Middle School
    2455 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant Plains , IL 62677
    (217)626-1061
    6.6  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Petersburg Petersburg Elementary School
    514 West Monroe St
    Petersburg , IL 62675
    (217)632-7731
    9.8  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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