Indian Prairie School District 204, Illinois

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Indian Prairie School District 204 is a school district in Illinois.

About the district

Part of the district is located in DuPage County, Ill.

Part of the district is located in Will County, Ill.

Indian Prairie School District 204 is located in DuPage County and Will County in northeastern Illinois. The county seat of DuPage County is Wheaton, and the county seat of Will County is Joliet. In 2013, DuPage and Will Counties were home to 932,126 residents and 682,829 residents, respectively, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1][2] During the 2011-2012 school year, Indian Prairie School District 204 was the third-largest school district by enrollment in Illinois and served 29,286 students.[3]

Demographics

Both counties outperformed the rest of Illinois in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 46.3 percent of DuPage County residents and 32.3 percent of Will County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 31.4 percent for Illinois as a whole. The median household income for DuPage County was $78,487 and for Will County was $76,147, while it was $56,797 for the entire state. The poverty rates in DuPage and Will Counties were 6.9 percent and 8.0 percent, respectively, compared to 14.1 percent statewide.[1][2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1][2]
Race DuPage County (%) Will County (%) Illinois (%)
White 81.7 81.0 77.7
Black or African American 5.1 11.6 14.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.4 0.6
Asian 11.0 5.1 5.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1 0.1
Two or more race 1.8 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 13.9 16.3 16.5

Presidential Voting Pattern[4][5]
Year Democratic Vote Green Party Vote Libertarian Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
DuPage County
2012 199,460 2,011 4,515 195,046 49
2008 228,698 865 1,844 183,626 2,940
Will County
2012 141,736 1,165 2,912 127,350 822
2008 157,821 461 937 121,181 2,739

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[6][7]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Indian Prairie School District 204:[8]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $222,644,323 77.6% $12,269,964 4.3% $38,089,384 13.3% $0 0% $14,090,785 4.9% $287,094,456
2014-2015 $257,444,680 75.1% $15,455,695 4.5% $28,952,241 8.4% $32,877,191 9.6% $8,093,655 2.4% $342,823,462
Averages: $240,044,501.5 76% $13,862,829.5 4% $33,520,812.5 11% $16,438,595.5 5% $11,092,220 4% $314,958,959

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