Prairie Elementary School



Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 64
2 73
3 77
4 81
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Buffalo Grove, IL in the Kildeer Countryside Ccsd 96 School District. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary School is the 1,423rd largest public school in Illinois and the 35,256th largest nationally. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,256th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,423rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 332nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 705th out of 2,345

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Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 201
(55%)
1,540
(51%)
 Female 163
(45%)
1,502
(49%)

Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(59%)
1,923
(63%)
 Asian 116
(32%)
650
(21%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
190
(6%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
236
(8%)
 Black 4
(1%)
40
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 343
(94%)
2,701
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
244
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
97
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Prairie Elementary School is ranked 2,418th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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 382
2006 376
2007 392
2008 401
2009 394
2010 391
2011 380
2012 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 15.7
2007 16.3
2008 15.5
2009 14.1
2010 13.4
2011 13.5
2012 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.036649214659686
2006 0.023936170212766
2007 0.017857142857143
2008 0.019950124688279
2009 0.030456852791878
2010 0.030690537084399
2011 0.021052631578947
2012 0.057692307692308

Compare Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Prairie Elementary School
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Public 01 - 05 364 10.4:1  
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Twin Groves Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 556 12.9:1 2 miles
Tripp School
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Public PK - 04 618 11.4:1 2 miles
Kildeer Countryside Elementary School
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Public 01 - 05 454 12.5:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 04 506 11.1:1 3 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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