Prairie Elementary School



Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 22
2 25
3 31
4 29
5 18
6 33
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cottonwood, ID in the Cottonwood Joint School District. It enrolls 192 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary School is the 315th largest public school in Idaho and the 48,518th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 192
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,518th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 315th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 106th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 311th out of 391

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Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 99
(52%)
99
(52%)
 Female 93
(48%)
93
(48%)

Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 179
(93%)
179
(93%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Black 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)

Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 114
(59%)
114
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 48
(25%)
48
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(16%)
30
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Prairie Elementary School is ranked 305th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.6%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 142
2006 141
2007 133
2008 122
2009 135
2010 129
2011 176
2012 192

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.5
2007 15.1
2008 13.4
2009 14.8
2010 12.9
2011 11.9
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40845070422535
2006 0.4468085106383
2007 0.45112781954887
2008 0.45081967213115
2009 0.40740740740741
2010 0.4031007751938
2011 0.46022727272727
2012 0.40625

Compare Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.6%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Elementary School
Cottonwood, ID
Public PK - 06 192 16.9:1  
Summit Academy
Cottonwood, ID
Private PK - 12 90 9:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 04 228 17.7:1 20 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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