Prairie Crest Elementary School



Prairie Crest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Crest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 114
1 95
2 101
3 94
4 76
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Crest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the College Community School District. It enrolls 521 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Crest Elementary School is the 93rd largest public school in Iowa and the 19,618th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 521
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,618th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 93rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 675th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 190th out of 723

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Prairie Crest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(50%)
1,504
(51%)
 Female 260
(50%)
1,453
(49%)

Prairie Crest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 436
(84%)
2,443
(83%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
165
(6%)
 Black 28
(5%)
133
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
142
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
60
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Prairie Crest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 376
(72%)
2,079
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 123
(24%)
752
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
126
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Crest Elementary School is ranked 266th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Crest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.8%) 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 Crest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 400
2006 428
2007 453
2008 474
2009 468
2010 500
2011 534
2012 521

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.4
2007 13.7
2008 14.1
2009 16.5
2010 18.3
2011 18.4
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2475
2006 0.26168224299065
2007 0.24061810154525
2008 0.28059071729958
2009 0.25641025641026
2010 0.246
2011 0.26966292134831
2012 0.27831094049904

Compare Prairie Crest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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