Prairie Middle School



Prairie Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 550
7 579
8 571
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Middle School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, in the County of Arapah. It enrolls 1,700 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.39

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Prairie Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 921
(54%)
19,605
(52%)
 Female 779
(46%)
18,126
(48%)

Prairie Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 585
(34%)
6,979
(18%)
 Black 528
(31%)
4,142
(11%)
 White 379
(22%)
21,175
(56%)
 Asian 104
(6%)
3,056
(8%)
 Two or More 86
(5%)
2,067
(5%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
97
(0%)

Prairie Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 947
(56%)
7,711
(20%)
 Not Eligible 580
(34%)
27,777
(74%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 173
(10%)
2,243
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.9%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1559
2006 1547
2007 1589
2008 1528
2009 1550
2010 1572
2011 1715
2012 1700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 14.8
2007 15.4
2008 14.1
2009 15.5
2010 15.3
2011 16.7
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48556767158435
2006 0.54751131221719
2007 0.59723096286973
2008 0.6119109947644
2009 0.65096774193548
2010 0.68066157760814
2011 0.70728862973761
2012 0.65882352941176

Compare Prairie Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 65.9%
 

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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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