Prairie Edge



Prairie Edge Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Prairie Edge is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the College Community School District. It enrolls 38 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Edge is the 716th largest public school in Iowa and the 54,969th largest nationally. It has 4.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 38
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,969th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 716th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 3rd out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 655th out of 723

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Prairie Edge Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 33
(87%)
1,504
(51%)
 Female 5
(13%)
1,453
(49%)

Prairie Edge Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 22
(58%)
2,443
(83%)
 Black 11
(29%)
133
(4%)
 Hispanic 5
(13%)
142
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
60
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
165
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Prairie Edge Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(92%)
752
(25%)
 Not Eligible 3
(8%)
2,079
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
126
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Edge is ranked 670th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Edge students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Edge Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 37
2006 42
2007 34
2008 31
2009 35
2010 40
2011 39
2012 38

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.6
2006 5.2
2007 3.8
2008 3.4
2009 3.9
2010 4.4
2011 4.3
2012 4.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91891891891892
2006 0.92857142857143
2007 0.61764705882353
2008 0.54838709677419
2009 0.82857142857143
2010 0.825
2011 0.92307692307692
2012 0.92105263157895

Compare Prairie Edge to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
420.0% 4.2:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Edge
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public KG - 12 38 4.2:1  
Prairie Creek
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public 05 - 06 749 14.5:1 1 miles
Prairie Heights Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 566 17.1:1 1 miles
Prairie Ridge Elementary
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 549 16.6:1 1 miles
Prairie View Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 534 16:1 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
Trinity Lutheran School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Private PK - 08 168 14:1 5 miles
Taylor Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 300 12.2:1 5 miles
Van Buren Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public KG - 05 343 13.3:1 5 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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