Prairie Ridge High School

  • Prairie Ridge High School serves 1,501 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Prairie Ridge High School operates within the Chsd 155 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1501 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,501 students
Prairie Ridge High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Prairie Ridge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Prairie Ridge High School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradePrairie Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Prairie Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
Prairie Ridge High School Asian Students (1998-2015)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Prairie Ridge High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
1%
17%
Prairie Ridge High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
92%
49%
Prairie Ridge High School White Students (1999-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Prairie Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsPrairie Ridge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.67
Prairie Ridge High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
52%
Prairie Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
2%
Prairie Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chsd 155 School District's student population of 6,598 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,172 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,828 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District NameChsd 155 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed6,598753
Chsd 155 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Chsd 155 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue$98 MM$11 MM
Chsd 155 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$96 MM$11 MM
Chsd 155 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,172$11,118
Chsd 155 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,828$11,218
Chsd 155 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  4/19/2008
The administration of PR leaves a lot to be desired. There is no communication from the guidance counselors to the parents and very little guidance to the students.
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