Prairie City Elementary School



Prairie City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 48
1 41
2 38
3 37
4 35
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Prairie City, IA in the Pcm Community School District. It enrolls 306 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie City Elementary School is the 379th largest public school in Iowa and the 40,688th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 306
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,688th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 379th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 647th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 482nd out of 723

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Prairie City Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(55%)
479
(55%)
 Female 137
(45%)
396
(45%)

Prairie City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 287
(94%)
837
(96%)
 Hispanic 11
(4%)
19
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 240
(78%)
668
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 52
(17%)
168
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(5%)
39
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Prairie City Elementary School is ranked 552nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.6%) is significantly 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 City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 202
2006 221
2007 221
2008 220
2009 236
2010 293
2011 291
2012 306

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 12.3
2007 12.8
2008 13.3
2009 13.5
2010 17.2
2011 15.3
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1980198019802
2006 0.18099547511312
2007 0.20361990950226
2008 0.21818181818182
2009 0.25
2010 0.24914675767918
2011 0.26116838487973
2012 0.2156862745098

Compare Prairie City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 306 17.3:1  
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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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