Prairie Heights Elementary School



Prairie Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 12
1 18
2 15
3 14
4 18
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pueblo, CO in the Hanover, School District No. 28, in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 92 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Heights Elementary School is the 1,007th largest public school in Colorado and the 53,199th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 92
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,199th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 1,007th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 244th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,020th out of 1,072

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Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 51
(55%)
114
(50%)
 Female 41
(45%)
113
(50%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 49
(53%)
133
(59%)
 Hispanic 40
(43%)
77
(34%)
 Black 3
(3%)
5
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
8
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(66%)
130
(57%)
 Not Eligible 16
(17%)
62
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(16%)
35
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked 749th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.6%) is significantly 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 Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 71
2008 55
2009 37
2010 93
2011 79
2012 92

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 12.2
2008 10.8
2009 7.3
2010 12.5
2011 12.1
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.76056338028169
2008 0.78181818181818
2009 0.62162162162162
2010 0.83870967741935
2011 0.78481012658228
2012 0.82608695652174

Compare Prairie Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.6%
 

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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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