Prospect Elementary School



Prospect Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prospect Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 115
1 132
2 111
3 140
4 115
5 135
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prospect Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 775 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prospect Elementary School is the 7th largest public school in Idaho and the 4,799th largest nationally. It has 22.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 775
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,799th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 7th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 312th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 13th out of 391

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Prospect Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 415
(54%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 360
(46%)
12,549
(48%)

Prospect Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 654
(84%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 80
(10%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
798
(3%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
626
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Prospect Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 572
(74%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 162
(21%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(5%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Prospect Elementary School is ranked 150th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prospect Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is significantly 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.

Prospect Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 594
2007 578
2008 626
2009 691
2010 717
2011 718
2012 775

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 28.8
2007 20.4
2008 20.8
2009 17.9
2010 18.7
2011 21.1
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.15993265993266
2007 0.2076124567474
2008 0.22683706070288
2009 0.22575976845152
2010 0.24965132496513
2011 0.28690807799443
2012 0.26193548387097

Compare Prospect Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 775 22.4:1  
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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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