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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 456 students
Pleasant Plains High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Pleasant Plains High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pleasant Plains High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 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
Pleasant Plains High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Pleasant Plains High School Asian (1988-2013)
Black
1%
19%
Pleasant Plains High School Black (1999-2013)
White
97%
50%
Pleasant Plains High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Pleasant Plains High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.06 0.30
Pleasant Plains High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
Pleasant Plains High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
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 decreased by 6% 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 1,295 932
Pleasant Plains Cusd 8 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is A-c Central High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is A-c Central Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farmingdale Elementary School (6.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AshlandA-c Central High School
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.5 mi | 129 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AshlandA-c Central Middle School
    501 East Buchanan St
    AshlandIL 62612
    (217)476-3312
    4.5 mi | 130 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Pleasant PlainsFarmingdale Elementary School
    2473 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1221
    6.6 mi | 451 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Pleasant PlainsPleasant Plains Middle School
    2455 North Farmingdale Rd
    Pleasant PlainsIL 62677
    (217)626-1061
    6.7 mi | 388 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • PetersburgPetersburg Elementary School
    514 West Monroe St
    PetersburgIL 62675
    (217)632-7731
    9.9 mi | 347 students | Gr. PK-2                      

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