Prairie Knolls Middle School



Prairie Knolls Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Knolls Middle School Students by Grade
PK 4
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 257
7 269
8 3
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Knolls Middle School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the Central Community Unit School District 301. It enrolls 533 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 533
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.14

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Prairie Knolls Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 275
(52%)
1,155
(53%)
 Female 258
(48%)
1,029
(47%)

Prairie Knolls Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 373
(70%)
1,519
(70%)
 Hispanic 76
(14%)
303
(14%)
 Asian 51
(10%)
244
(11%)
 Black 18
(3%)
57
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
50
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Prairie Knolls Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 468
(88%)
1,944
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(11%)
207
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
33
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Knolls Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.2%) 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 Knolls Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 362
2008 363
2009 395
2010 427
2011 459
2012 533

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 13.4
2008 12.5
2009 12.3
2010 14.3
2011 14.3
2012 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.027624309392265
2008 0.052341597796143
2009 0.10886075949367
2010 0.12412177985948
2011 0.12636165577342
2012 0.1219512195122

Compare Prairie Knolls Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 06 - 07 533 9.7:1  
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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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