Prairie Ridge Elementary School



Prairie Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 68
1 71
2 66
3 83
4 53
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Firestone, CO in the St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Ridge Elementary School is the 476th largest public school in Colorado and the 26,439th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 476th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 603rd out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 513th out of 1,072

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Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 234
(52%)
11,200
(51%)
 Female 216
(48%)
10,685
(49%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(81%)
14,146
(65%)
 Hispanic 68
(15%)
6,315
(29%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
730
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
220
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
117
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
317
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
40
(0%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 369
(82%)
14,479
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(12%)
6,274
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(6%)
1,132
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Prairie Ridge Elementary School is ranked 734th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.0%) 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 Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 662
2006 693
2007 744
2008 404
2009 379
2010 408
2011 452
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.6
2007 19.5
2008 17
2009 15.3
2010 17.5
2011 18.6
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24773413897281
2006 0.25396825396825
2007 0.27688172043011
2008 0.26980198019802
2009 0.1820580474934
2010 0.20833333333333
2011 0.18805309734513
2012 0.18

Compare Prairie Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.0%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Prairie Ridge Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 450 17.9:1  
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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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