Prairie Central Primary East serves 155 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Prairie Central Primary East ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Prairie Central Primary East's student population of 155 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students
155 students
This chart display total students of Prairie Central Primary East by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Prairie Central Primary East
Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Prairie Central Primary East by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Prairie Central Primary East by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of Prairie Central Primary East is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
20-29%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
20-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Prairie Central Primary East and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
85%
48%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This 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 Score
0.27
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Central Primary East and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Prairie Central Primary East. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Top 10 Challenges Facing Public School Teachers In 2017
Top 10 Challenges Facing Public School Teachers In 2017
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.
What Are the Top 5 Trends in Elementary School Education?
What Are the Top 5 Trends in Elementary School Education?
Education is constantly growing, changing, and evolving. Keep reading to learn about five of the most current trends in elementary education.
Does Your High-Schooler Have Executive Functioning Issues?
Does Your High-Schooler Have Executive Functioning Issues?
If your child has trouble planning, organizing, and executing tasks it could be a condition called executive functioning disorder. Keep reading to learn more.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 155 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

Quick Links