Lake Prairie Elementary School



Lake Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 79
2 62
3 79
4 76
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lowell, IN in the Tri-Creek School Corporation. It enrolls 427 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lake Prairie Elementary School is the 594th largest public school in Indiana and the 28,824th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,824th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 594th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 557th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 556th out of 1,125

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Lake Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 241
(56%)
1,196
(51%)
 Female 186
(44%)
1,140
(49%)

Lake Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(88%)
2,025
(87%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
227
(10%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
51
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Lake Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 315
(74%)
1,694
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 98
(23%)
538
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
104
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Lake Prairie Elementary School is ranked 926th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lake Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Lake Prairie Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 356
2006 436
2007 455
2008 479
2009 458
2010 477
2011 440
2012 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 N/A
2007 19.8
2008 20.4
2009 19.9
2010 21.7
2011 17.6
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14606741573034
2006 0.084862385321101
2007 0.19340659340659
2008 0.21711899791232
2009 0.25764192139738
2010 0.25786163522013
2011 0.28636363636364
2012 0.26229508196721

Compare Lake Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lake Prairie Elementary School
Lowell, IN
Public KG - 05 427 17.8:1  
Oak Hill Elementary School
Lowell, IN
Public KG - 05 545 21.8:1 3 miles
St Edward School
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Private PK - 08 131 14:1 3 miles
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Public 06 - 08 894 21.3:1 3 miles
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Lincoln Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 462 20.1:1 9 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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