Prairie Elementary



Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 141
1 143
2 157
3 146
4 142
5 163
6 141
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Sacramento, CA in the Elk Grove Unf School District. It enrolls 1,033 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary is the 167th largest public school in California and the 1,019th largest nationally. It has 24.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,033
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,019th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 167th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,219th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 164th out of 6,159

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Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 542
(52%)
17,451
(52%)
 Female 491
(48%)
15,807
(48%)

Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 514
(50%)
9,007
(27%)
 Black 248
(24%)
4,610
(14%)
 Asian 174
(17%)
8,686
(26%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
2,600
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 31
(3%)
567
(2%)
 White 28
(3%)
7,597
(23%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
191
(1%)

Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,030
(100%)
16,289
(49%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
14,160
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,809
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Prairie Elementary is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 1049
2006 1004
2007 982
2008 1031
2009 1055
2010 1060
2011 1078
2012 1033

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.5
2007 16.8
2008 19.9
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 24.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87988560533842
2006 0.88645418326693
2007 0.91955193482688
2008 0.91367604267701
2009 0.8436018957346
2010 0.91415094339623
2011
2012 0.99709583736689

Compare Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,460.0% 24.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 1,033 24.6:1  
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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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