Pleasant Plains Middle School

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School serves 391 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School's student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Plains Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1681 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasant Plains CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pleasant Plains Farmingdale Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 466 students
    0.0 miles
    2473 N Farmingdale
    Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
    (217)626-1221
    0.0 PK-4 466
  • Springfield Lindsay School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    6.4 miles
    3600 Fielding Dr
    Springfield, IL 62711
    (217)546-0200
    6.4 K-5 439
  • Springfield Jane Addams Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
    6.6 miles
    10 Babiak Ln
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)787-3144
    6.6 K-5 299
  • Pleasant Plains Pleasant Plains High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 423 students
    6.6 miles
    500 N Cartwright St
    Pleasant Plains, IL 62677
    (217)626-1044
    6.6 9-12 423
  • Springfield Owen Marsh Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    6.7 miles
    1100 Avon Dr
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)787-3173
    6.7 PK-5 286

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