Prairie Central Primary East

  • Prairie Central Primary East serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Prairie Central Primary East placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prairie Central Primary East's student population of 150 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Central Primary East is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Central Primary East is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2237 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
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White
86%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Central Primary East.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.250.32
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie Central Primary East and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrairie Central CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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