Prairie Elementary



Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 58
2 56
3 54
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anderson, CA in the Pacheco Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 244 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary is the 5,331st largest public school in California and the 45,529th largest nationally. It has 24.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 244
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,331st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,094th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,397th out of 6,159

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Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 129
(53%)
293
(52%)
 Female 115
(47%)
266
(48%)

Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 186
(76%)
429
(77%)
 Hispanic 36
(15%)
79
(14%)
 American Indian 11
(5%)
27
(5%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(46%)
231
(41%)
 Not Eligible 104
(43%)
255
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(11%)
73
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Prairie Elementary is ranked 4,368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Prairie Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 265
2006 243
2007 222
2008 232
2009 233
2010 212
2011 227
2012 244

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16
2007 15.7
2008 18.3
2009 17
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 24.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.45267489711934
2007 0.55855855855856
2008 0.45258620689655
2009 0.51931330472103
2010 0.57075471698113
2011
2012 0.57377049180328

Compare Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,440.0% 24.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.4%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Elementary
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Public KG - 03 244 24.4:1  
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Public KG - 02 450 25:1 2 miles
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Public 05 - 08 540 19.6:1 3 miles
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Public 04 - 08 315 27.3:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 173 17.4:1 6 miles
North Valley School
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Private 04 - 12 59 7:1 7 miles
Liberty Christian Schools
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Private PK - 12 207 13:1 7 miles
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Private PK - 12 511 17:1 7 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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