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Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8


Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 is located close to the center of Illinois. Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 has 368.63 square miles of land area and 0.75 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 population is 11,089. Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 median household income is $52,742 in 2010-2014. Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 median house value is $108,500 in 2010-2014. On average, Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (148 out of 476, top 31%)
Elementary/Middle School: (111 out of 757, top 15%)*
Rank: #225
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:7
Population11,089 (2010-2014), rank #323
Population Growth-0.53% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:30.02/sq mi, rank #683
Median Household Income:$52,742 at 2010-2014—3.90% increase since 2005-2009, rank #479
Median House Price:$108,500 at 2010-2014—9.71% increase since 2005-2009, rank #527
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:368.63 sq mi, rank #7
Water Area:0.75 sq mi (0.20%), rank #256
County:Mclean County, Livingston County, Ford County
City:Chenoa, Lexington, Anchor, Cropsey, Gridley, Forrest, Fairbury, Pontiac, Flanagan, Strawn, Chatsworth, Roberts
Zip:61726, 61753, 61720, 61731, 61744, 61741, 61739, 61764, 61740, 61775, 60921, 60962
Area:Bloomington-Normal, IL;Pontiac, IL;Champaign-Urbana, IL
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Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

605 North 7th St
Fairbury IL, 61739, Livingston County
Phone: 815-692-2504

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,1442,1172,1592,1542,1372,2042,187
English Language Learner Students:4112100
Total Teachers:155.50NA149.23158.62163.56164.00133.00
Total Other Staff:15.000.0019.0018.3918.5020.2047.30
Instructional Aides:NA0.00NANANANANA
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NANA0.
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:3.00NA4.003.003.503.503.50
Library/Media Support:0.000.00NANANANANA
District Administrators:2.00NA1.
District Administrative Support:NA0.00NANANANA2.00
School Administrators:8.00NA9.
School Administrative Support:NA0.00NANANANA2.80
Student Support Services:NANA3.003.303.004.004.00
Other Support Services:0.000.00NANANANA27.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.79NA14.4713.5813.0713.4416.44


Chatsworth Grade SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   407 South 4th St, Chatsworth IL 60921
Chenoa Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   700 South Division St, Chenoa IL 61726
Meadowbrook Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   450 North Bach, Forrest IL 61741
Prairie Central High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   411 North 7th St, Fairbury IL 61739
Prairie Central Jr High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 8   800 North Wood St, Forrest IL 61741
Prairie Central Upper ElementaryGrade 5 to Grade 6   312 North Center St, Forrest IL 61741
Westview Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   600 South 1st St, Fairbury IL 61739

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math3rd Grade% met std88.8%75.7%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std87.9%79.1%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std89.7%79.3%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std96.1%85.6%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std98.0%86.7%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std95.0%85.1%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std95.8%85.2%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std96.2%86.4%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std95.8%87.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std92.9%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std55.7%54.8%
2003Reading3rd Grade% met std66.5%62.0%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std75.0%65.1%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std80.7%66.6%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std84.7%70.7%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std91.8%72.9%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std90.5%71.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std86.6%72.2%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std90.8%73.7%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std91.0%74.7%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std89.6%76.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std67.9%58.8%
2006Math4th Grade% met std94.3%84.8%
2007Math4th Grade% met std98.6%86.4%
2008Math4th Grade% met std94.6%84.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std95.6%85.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std93.0%85.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std97.0%87.7%
2012Math4th Grade% met std96.6%88.1%
2013Math4th Grade% met std70.6%60.2%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std83.8%72.9%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std91.2%73.7%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std87.0%73.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std84.4%73.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std84.1%73.7%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std90.0%74.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std84.9%76.0%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std68.0%59.2%
2003Science4th Grade% met std84.5%66.5%
2004Science4th Grade% met std85.1%67.8%
2005Science4th Grade% met std92.3%71.4%
2006Science4th Grade% met std92.9%79.9%
2007Science4th Grade% met std95.9%79.7%
2008Science4th Grade% met std94.6%76.2%
2009Science4th Grade% met std94.4%76.8%
2010Science4th Grade% met std90.1%76.6%
2011Science4th Grade% met std94.6%79.4%
2012Science4th Grade% met std95.2%79.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std92.2%80.9%
2003Math5th Grade% met std84.3%68.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std87.9%71.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std86.3%73.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std86.3%78.6%
2007Math5th Grade% met std93.5%82.5%
2008Math5th Grade% met std92.0%81.3%
2009Math5th Grade% met std96.7%82.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std94.5%83.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std96.4%84.0%
2012Math5th Grade% met std100.1%83.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std79.2%59.4%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std69.2%60.4%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std70.1%60.9%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std76.5%62.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std78.5%68.5%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std78.8%69.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std89.2%73.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std92.2%73.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std90.7%74.7%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std92.2%76.4%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std94.5%77.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std68.2%58.9%
2006Math6th Grade% met std93.1%79.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std94.8%81.4%
2008Math6th Grade% met std95.2%82.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std96.5%82.4%
2010Math6th Grade% met std98.0%84.6%
2011Math6th Grade% met std96.9%83.9%
2012Math6th Grade% met std98.8%84.9%
2013Math6th Grade% met std92.9%59.6%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std80.4%72.8%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std88.5%73.4%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std93.2%79.1%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std96.6%79.9%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std96.7%81.2%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std95.1%84.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std98.2%81.7%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std82.0%58.9%
2006Math7th Grade% met std86.9%76.0%
2007Math7th Grade% met std84.4%79.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std88.8%80.4%
2009Math7th Grade% met std88.6%82.7%
2010Math7th Grade% met std91.3%84.4%
2011Math7th Grade% met std93.1%84.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std88.8%84.6%
2013Math7th Grade% met std66.3%59.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std79.4%72%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std79.4%73.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std87.0%77.7%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std83.3%77.5%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std89.3%77.4%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std86.1%78.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std85.9%78.1%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std61.3%58.5%
2003Science7th Grade% met std89.2%73.7%
2004Science7th Grade% met std81.3%74.4%
2005Science7th Grade% met std84.8%74.6%
2006Science7th Grade% met std88.2%80.9%
2007Science7th Grade% met std86.9%79.3%
2008Science7th Grade% met std85.2%79.2%
2009Science7th Grade% met std87.4%79.5%
2010Science7th Grade% met std92.0%82.4%
2011Science7th Grade% met std91.9%81.9%
2012Science7th Grade% met std89.4%79.9%
2013Science7th Grade% met std83.4%79.0%
2003Math8th Grade% met std64.0%53.1%
2004Math8th Grade% met std81.8%54.4%
2005Math8th Grade% met std66.3%54.3%
2006Math8th Grade% met std89.2%78.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std88.4%81.3%
2008Math8th Grade% met std90.2%80.3%
2009Math8th Grade% met std91.4%81.7%
2010Math8th Grade% met std88.8%83.7%
2011Math8th Grade% met std90.9%86.3%
2012Math8th Grade% met std94.7%85.0%
2013Math8th Grade% met std63.8%58.9%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std63.1%63.7%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std77.0%67.1%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std76.8%72.8%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std85.1%79.2%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std85.5%81.7%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std85.7%81.4%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std91.4%83.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std88.9%84.1%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std90.1%85.0%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std90.8%86.2%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std64.3%59.8%
2003Math11th Grade% met std52.6%53.3%
2004Math11th Grade% met std61.8%53.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std55.1%52.8%
2006Math11th Grade% met std59.4%53.7%
2007Math11th Grade% met std61.8%52.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std51.2%53.0%
2009Math11th Grade% met std54.4%51.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std69.4%52.7%
2011Math11th Grade% met std59.8%51.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std58.9%51.6%
2013Math11th Grade% met std57.1%51.8%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std63.2%56.4%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std70.0%56.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std67.7%59.5%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std53.1%58.4%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std55.9%54.0%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std52.5%53.3%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std56.4%56.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std61.0%54.0%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std59.8%51.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std52.0%50.6%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std60.7%54.8%
2003Science11th Grade% met std56.4%51.3%
2004Science11th Grade% met std63.1%52.9%
2005Science11th Grade% met std54.4%52.5%
2006Science11th Grade% met std52.0%50.8%
2007Science11th Grade% met std60.6%51.0%
2008Science11th Grade% met std56.7%51.2%
2009Science11th Grade% met std51.1%50.5%
2010Science11th Grade% met std69.4%52.4%
2011Science11th Grade% met std57.6%49.2%
2012Science11th Grade% met std55.5%51.7%
2013Science11th Grade% met std58.6%49.4%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$23,508,000$10,888 $24,281,000$11,273 $22,874,000$10,704 
Total Expenditures:$22,518,000$10,430 $22,440,000$10,418 $23,008,000$10,766 
Total Current Expenditures:$20,910,000$9,685 $20,779,000$9,647 $21,431,000$10,029 
Instructional Expenditures:$13,588,000$6,29465.0%$13,658,000$6,34165.7%$14,109,000$6,60265.8%
Student and Staff Support:$1,193,000$5535.7%$1,305,000$6066.3%$1,527,000$7157.1%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,729,000$1,72717.8%$3,527,000$1,63717.0%$3,409,000$1,59515.9%
Total Capital Outlay:$97,000$45 $73,000$34 $192,000$90 
Construction:$16,000$7 $21,000$10 $18,000$8 
Total Other:$0$0 $0$0 $0$0 
Interest on Debt:$343,000$159 $455,000$211 $544,000$255 
Total Salary:$12,872,000$5,962 $13,076,000$6,071 $13,702,000$6,412 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$9,477,000$4,39073.6%$9,810,000$4,55475.0%$10,194,000$4,77074.4%
Other Salary:$3,395,000$1,57226.4%$3,266,000$1,51625.0%$3,508,000$1,64225.6%
Total Benefit:$4,963,000$2,299 $4,853,000$2,253 $4,916,000$2,300 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,426,000$1,58769.0%$3,408,000$1,58270.2%$3,408,000$1,59569.3%
Other Benefit:$1,537,000$71231.0%$1,445,000$67129.8%$1,508,000$70630.7%

* Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8 was rated 4 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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