District & School Education Profile
Prakasam district is located at extreme north west of Andhra Pradesh. The people of the district are with different socio and cultural background. The different languages used are Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi and local tribal dialects like Sugali, Chenchu, Yerukali and Yanadi etc. The details of population is as follows.
|All Male||All Female||All Total||SC Male||SC Female||SC Total||ST Male||ST Female||ST Total||Muslim Minotiry Male||Muslim Minority Female||Muslim Minotiry All Total|
The population of 3397448 which accounts 4.79 percent of the State population. There are 1714764 males and 1682684 females. It’s area is 17,626 Sq. Kms. It has 6.8% of AP State population.
The above table represents the population distribution gender-wise in SC & ST communities.
Among the total population, 23.18 % are SCs, and 4.4% is ST population. The male population of SC is 397242 and ST is 76677 among the total male population. The female population of SC is 390619 and ST is 74468 among the total female population.
|All Communities Male||All Communities Female||All Communities Total||SC Male||SC Female||SC Total||ST Male||ST Female||ST Total|
The literacy rate of district is 63.08 % which is lower than the State and National literacy rates. It may because of the vast district area with different languages, cultures and Socio-Economic Background. When compared to the 2001 census, the literacy rate increased due to the implementation of different educational schemes in the district during the decade. As per the census 2011 there is 6 % gap between male & female literacy rates.
|1||No. of Blocks / Mandals||56|
|2||No. of BRCs / MRCs||56|
|3||No. of Municipalities / Corporation||8|
|4||No. of Villages||1083|
|5||No. of Panchayats||1043|
|6||No. of Education Divisions||4|
|7||No of Assembly Constituencies||12|
|8||No of DCR Schools||287|
|9||No of VCR Schools||260|
|10||No of PAL Lab Schools||40|
|11||No of Kitchen Sheds Available||1237|
|12||No of Projectors Available Schools||441|
|13||No of ROTs Available Schools||342|
|14||Total no of Bicycles Sanctioned||24946|
|15||No of Parallel English medium Schools||657|
|16||No of Success School||328|
|17||No of School Complexes||297|
|18||No of Model Primary Schools||397|
|19||No of Upgraded Urdu School||16|
|20||No of Atal Tinkering labs Sanctioned||21|
|21||No of Self-defense Covered Schools -2018-19||380|
|22||No of Excursion Trip Covered Schools -2018-19||256|
|25||No. of Habitations||2484|
|26||Density of Population||400|
|28||Growth Rate of Population||11.05|
|29||No of School||4427|
|33||Higher Secondary Schools||26|
|39||SSC Result District rank||2nd|
|40||No of Bicycles required||24946|
|41||Single teacher Schools||226|
|43||Out of School Children||5383|