Pleasant Plains Middle School

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School serves 383 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pleasant Plains Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School's student population of 383 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Plains Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Plains Middle School is 0.15, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#1426 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
92%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasant Plains CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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