Prairie Trail Elementary



Prairie Trail Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Trail Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 113
2 125
3 89
4 106
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Trail Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ankeny, IA in the Ankeny Community School District. It enrolls 648 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Trail Elementary is the 30th largest public school in Iowa and the 10,254th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 648
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,254th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 30th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 693rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 90th out of 723

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Prairie Trail Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 325
(50%)
3,278
(51%)
 Female 323
(50%)
3,138
(49%)

Prairie Trail Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 586
(90%)
5,700
(89%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
207
(3%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
245
(4%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
152
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Prairie Trail Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 601
(93%)
5,571
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(7%)
682
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
163
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Trail Elementary is ranked 635th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Trail Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Compare Prairie Trail Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.3%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 648 18.7:1  
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Public PK - 05 350 15:1 3 miles
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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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