Primary Academic Center (Closed 2013)

  • Primary Academic Center served 147 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 80-89% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 60-69% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students147 students
This chart display total students of Primary Academic Center by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Primary Academic Center by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Primary Academic Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Primary Academic Center 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Primary Academic Center 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Primary Academic Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
96%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Primary Academic Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.080.68
This chart display the diversity score of Primary Academic Center and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
37%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrairie-Hills ESD 144 School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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