Prairie Heights Elementary School



Prairie Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 79
1 97
2 93
3 98
4 97
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lagrange, IN in the Prairie Heights Community School Corporation. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Heights Elementary School is the 489th largest public school in Indiana and the 24,950th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 489th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 313th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 306th out of 1,125

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Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(53%)
467
(53%)
 Female 218
(47%)
418
(47%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 414
(89%)
795
(90%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
41
(5%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
25
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
14
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 218
(47%)
455
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(42%)
329
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(11%)
101
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked 469th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Prairie Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 447
2006 435
2007 404
2008 375
2009 407
2010 464
2011 488
2012 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 N/A
2007 17
2008 16.3
2009 17.1
2010 19.4
2011 17.7
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3579418344519
2006 0.36551724137931
2007 0.3960396039604
2008 0.43466666666667
2009 0.53808353808354
2010 0.5
2011 0.36065573770492
2012 0.53118279569892

Compare Prairie Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 53.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Prairie Heights Elementary School
Lagrange, IN
Public PK - 04 465 16:1  
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Public 05 - 08 420 12.2:1 1 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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