Prairie Hills Elementary School



Prairie Hills Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 78
2 92
3 85
4 88
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Colorado Springs, CO in the Academy, School District No. 20, in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 502 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Hills Elementary School is the 355th largest public school in Colorado and the 21,329th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 502
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,329th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 355th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 439th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 272nd out of 1,072

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Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(55%)
8,329
(51%)
 Female 225
(45%)
8,025
(49%)

Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 385
(77%)
12,128
(74%)
 Hispanic 67
(13%)
2,032
(12%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
917
(6%)
 Black 12
(2%)
490
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
651
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
61
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
75
(0%)

Prairie Hills Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 392
(78%)
14,031
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(15%)
1,677
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(7%)
646
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Prairie Hills Elementary School is ranked 642nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Hills Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.9%) is lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Hills Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 574
2006 601
2007 584
2008 548
2009 583
2010 548
2011 528
2012 502

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.6
2007 16.6
2008 15.6
2009 17
2010 16
2011 16.4
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.057491289198606
2006 0.083194675540765
2007 0.11301369863014
2008 0.12408759124088
2009 0.16295025728988
2010 0.16058394160584
2011 0.1875
2012 0.2191235059761

Compare Prairie Hills Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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