Prather Elementary School



Prather Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prather Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 74
2 74
3 77
4 60
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prather Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Granite City, IL in the Granite City Community Unit School District 9. It enrolls 446 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prather Elementary School is the 978th largest public school in Illinois and the 26,853rd largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 446
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,853rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 978th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 436th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 504th out of 2,345

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Prather Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 268
(60%)
2,498
(53%)
 Female 178
(40%)
2,221
(47%)

Prather Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 251
(56%)
3,474
(74%)
 Black 90
(20%)
522
(11%)
 Hispanic 73
(16%)
449
(10%)
 Two or More 27
(6%)
207
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
26
(1%)

Prather Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 351
(79%)
2,759
(58%)
 Not Eligible 95
(21%)
1,705
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
255
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Prather Elementary School is ranked 508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prather Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Prather Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 571
2007 431
2008 408
2009 383
2010 391
2011 406
2012 446

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 21.1
2007 16
2008 12.4
2009 12
2010 14
2011 13.1
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.625
2006 0.64273204903678
2007 0.82366589327146
2008 1.0024509803922
2009 0.92167101827676
2010 0.87468030690537
2011 0.73399014778325
2012 0.78699551569507

Compare Prather Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 446 11.1:1  
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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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