Prairie Ridge Elementary



Prairie Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 106
1 99
2 102
3 96
4 104
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cedar Rapids, IA in the College Community School District. It enrolls 549 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Ridge Elementary is the 66th largest public school in Iowa and the 17,166th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 549
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,166th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 66th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 605th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 114th out of 723

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Prairie Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(51%)
1,504
(51%)
 Female 271
(49%)
1,453
(49%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 456
(83%)
2,443
(83%)
 Black 30
(5%)
133
(4%)
 Hispanic 30
(5%)
142
(5%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
165
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
60
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 392
(71%)
2,079
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 131
(24%)
752
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
126
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Ridge Elementary is ranked 239th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.6%) 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 Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 503
2006 507
2007 510
2008 530
2009 511
2010 530
2011 546
2012 549

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 14.1
2007 14.2
2008 14.3
2009 15.3
2010 16.3
2011 17
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2286282306163
2006 0.2603550295858
2007 0.25490196078431
2008 0.27547169811321
2009 0.27397260273973
2010 0.28867924528302
2011 0.26556776556777
2012 0.28597449908925

Compare Prairie Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Ridge Elementary
Cedar Rapids, IA
Public PK - 04 549 16.6:1  
Prairie Heights Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 566 17.1:1 1 miles
Prairie View Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 534 16:1 1 miles
Prairie Creek
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Public 05 - 06 749 14.5:1 1 miles
Prairie Crest Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 521 17.9:1 1 miles
Wilson Middle School
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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
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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