Prairie Heights Elementary School



Prairie Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 45
K 100
1 120
2 103
3 96
4 102
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 Cedar Rapids, IA in the College Community School District. It enrolls 566 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Heights Elementary School is the 54th largest public school in Iowa and the 15,762nd largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 566
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,762nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 54th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 638th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 114th out of 723

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Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(52%)
1,504
(51%)
 Female 274
(48%)
1,453
(49%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 456
(81%)
2,443
(83%)
 Hispanic 38
(7%)
142
(5%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
165
(6%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
60
(2%)
 Black 16
(3%)
133
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
7
(0%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 398
(70%)
2,079
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(25%)
752
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(4%)
126
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.7%) 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 Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 496
2006 505
2007 517
2008 533
2009 504
2010 523
2011 546
2012 566

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 14
2007 14.8
2008 14.8
2009 15.5
2010 16.6
2011 16.9
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25201612903226
2006 0.25742574257426
2007 0.27079303675048
2008 0.27767354596623
2009 0.30357142857143
2010 0.2848948374761
2011 0.29304029304029
2012 0.29681978798587

Compare Prairie Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.7%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Heights Elementary School
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 566 17.1:1  
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Public PK - 04 521 17.9:1 1 miles
Prairie Ridge Elementary
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Prairie Creek
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Prairie View Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 534 16:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 379 9.6:1 4 miles
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
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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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