Pleasant Plains High School

Pleasant Plains High School serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian and 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 456 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 456 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 15:1 13:1
Asian
1%
4%
Black
1%
19%
White
97%
50%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.30
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.
4%
45%
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 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,295 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,986 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,615 is less than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,295 932
Graduation Rate 90% 88%
District Total Revenue $17 MM $10 MM
District Spending $13 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,986 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,615 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • AshlandA-c Central High School
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 129 students                      
  • AshlandA-c Central Middle School
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 130 students                      
  • Pleasant PlainsFarmingdale Elementary School
    2473 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1221
    6.6 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 451 students                      
  • Pleasant PlainsPleasant Plains Middle School
    2455 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1061
    6.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 388 students                      
  • PetersburgPetersburg Elementary School
    514 West Monroe St
    PetersburgIL 62675
    (217)632-7731
    9.8 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 347 students                      

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