Prairie Valley Elementary School



Prairie Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 61
1 40
2 33
3 46
4 37
5 43
6 47
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Farnhamville, IA in the Prairie Valley Community School District. It enrolls 347 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Valley Elementary School is the 309th largest public school in Iowa and the 36,954th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 347
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,954th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 309th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 328th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 305th out of 723

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Prairie Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 191
(55%)
191
(55%)
 Female 156
(45%)
156
(45%)

Prairie Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 330
(95%)
330
(95%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 194
(56%)
194
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(32%)
110
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(12%)
43
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie Valley Elementary School is ranked 249th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.1%) is slightly 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 Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 259
2006 251
2007 244
2008 235
2009 246
2010 331
2011 348
2012 347

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 10.9
2007 10.6
2008 11.2
2009 11.7
2010 13.5
2011 13.1
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34362934362934
2006 0.33067729083665
2007 0.35245901639344
2008 0.38297872340426
2009 0.4390243902439
2010 0.49244712990937
2011 0.45114942528736
2012 0.44092219020173

Compare Prairie Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 44.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Prairie Valley Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 347 14.2:1  
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Public PK - 05 113 16.2:1 13 miles
Riverside Elc
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Public PK - KG 166 12.8:1 16 miles
Harvest Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 65 4:1 17 miles
Fair Oaks Middle School
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Public 05 - 06 507 13.2:1 17 miles
Butler Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 473 14.9:1 17 miles
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Private PK - 12 858 16:1 18 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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