Prairie Elementary School



Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 122
1 134
2 142
3 70
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Orland Park, IL in the Orland School District 135. It enrolls 468 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary School is the 862nd largest public school in Illinois and the 24,615th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 468
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 862nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 963rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 707th out of 2,345

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Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 239
(51%)
2,479
(49%)
 Male 229
(49%)
2,596
(51%)

Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(75%)
3,876
(76%)
 Hispanic 83
(18%)
573
(11%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
287
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
132
(3%)
 Black 6
(1%)
199
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 385
(82%)
4,382
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(18%)
693
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Prairie Elementary School is ranked 1,924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.7%) 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 497
2006 467
2007 467
2008 477
2009 445
2010 451
2011 436
2012 468

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18
2007 19.5
2008 17.1
2009 16.5
2010 16.8
2011 16.7
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.1697247706422
2012 0.17735042735043

Compare Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.7%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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