Education

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.

POPULATION(as per 2011 census)
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
1714764 1682684 3397448 397242 390619 787861 76677 74468 151145 120170 120032 240202

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.

LITERACY (as per 2011 census):
All Communities Male All Communities Female All Communities Total SC Male SC Female SC Total ST Male ST Female ST Total
72.92 53.11 63.08 67.01 46.94 57.32 51.96 38.43 45.31

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.

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE
SL No Indicators Number
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
23 Girls Hostels 5
24 Model Schools 11
25 No. of Habitations 2484
26 Density of Population 400
27 Sex Ratio 1000:981
28 Growth Rate of Population 11.05
29 No of School 4427
30 Primary 2960
31 Upper Primary 561
32 High Schools 880
33 Higher Secondary Schools 26
34 Total Enrollment 483226
35 OC 129430
36 BC 193157
37 SC 133880
38 ST 26759
39 SSC Result District rank 2nd
40 No of Bicycles required 24946
41 Single teacher Schools 226
42 ALA Schools 112
43 Out of School Children 5383