Prairie Creek



Prairie Creek Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Creek Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 382
6 367
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Creek is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the College Community School District. It enrolls 749 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 749
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.48

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Prairie Creek Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 385
(51%)
1,453
(49%)
 Male 364
(49%)
1,504
(51%)

Prairie Creek Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 650
(87%)
2,443
(83%)
 Black 28
(4%)
133
(4%)
 Hispanic 28
(4%)
142
(5%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
165
(6%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
60
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Prairie Creek Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 538
(72%)
2,079
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(24%)
752
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
126
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Creek students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.2%) is 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.

Prairie Creek Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 668
2010 732
2011 754
2012 749

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 15.3
2010 16.1
2011 15.7
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.27544910179641
2010 0.27049180327869
2011 0.27453580901857
2012 0.28170894526035

Compare Prairie Creek to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Creek
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public 05 - 06 749 14.5:1  
Prairie Heights Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 566 17.1:1 1 miles
Prairie View Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 534 16:1 1 miles
Prairie Ridge Elementary
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 549 16.6:1 1 miles
Prairie Crest Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 521 17.9:1 1 miles
Wilson Middle School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public 06 - 08 379 9.6:1 4 miles
Wilson Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 385 15.7:1 4 miles
Taylor Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 300 12.2:1 5 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Private PK - 08 168 14:1 5 miles
Van Buren Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public KG - 05 343 13.3:1 5 miles
All Saints Parish School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Private PK - 05 291 11:1 6 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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