Prairie Central CUSD 8 School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public preschools managed by Prairie Central CUSD 8 School District serving 368 students in Chatsworth, Illinois.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Prairie Central CUSD 8 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Chatsworth Prairie Central Primary East Magnet School
    Po Box 816
    Chatsworth, IL 60921
    (815)635-3555

    Grades: PK-1 | 150 students
  • Chenoa Prairie Central Primary West Magnet School
    700 S Division St
    Chenoa, IL 61726
    (815)945-2971

    Grades: PK-1 | 218 students

Overview

School District NamePrairie Central CUSD 8 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,920 students
# of Teachers142 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students978 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students942 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.21
# of American Indian Students4 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students10 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students63 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students17 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students1,715 students
% White Students
89%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students108 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:135
# of Students in Kindergarten:113
# of Students in 1st Grade:116
# of Students in 2nd Grade:122
# of Students in 3rd Grade:150
# of Students in 4th Grade:131
# of Students in 5th Grade:162
# of Students in 6th Grade:143
# of Students in 7th Grade:130
# of Students in 8th Grade:149
# of Students in 9th Grade:154
# of Students in 10th Grade:134
# of Students in 11th Grade:140
# of Students in 12th Grade:141
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Prairie Central CUSD 8 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,805 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,514. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,868 is less than the state average of $14,861. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$23 MM$11 MM
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Spending$23 MM$11 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,805$14,514
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Spending / Student$10,868$14,861
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Did You Know?
Prairie Central CUSD 8 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.21, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.32. The most diverse school in the district is Prairie Central Primary East. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.