Prairie Elementary



Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 61
2 58
3 62
4 54
5 70
6 65
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 430 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary is the 185th largest public school in Kansas and the 28,529th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 430
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 185th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 536th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 212th out of 692

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Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 231
(54%)
8,570
(52%)
 Female 199
(46%)
8,067
(48%)

Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 392
(91%)
10,559
(63%)
 Hispanic 21
(5%)
3,081
(19%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
885
(5%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
494
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
1,540
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 389
(90%)
9,710
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(7%)
5,425
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
1,502
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Elementary is ranked 672nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 404
2007 412
2008 411
2009 424
2010 406
2011 434
2012 430

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.6
2007 15.1
2008 15.3
2009 16.2
2010 16.8
2011 15.4
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.031630170316302
2006 0.027227722772277
2007 0.058252427184466
2008 0.070559610705596
2009 0.094339622641509
2010 0.088669950738916
2011 0.087557603686636
2012 0.095348837209302

Compare Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 430 15.8:1  
Highlands Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 301 14.7:1 1 miles
St Ann School
Prairie Village, KS
Private KG - 08 435 16:1 1 miles
Santa Fe Trail Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 288 13.9:1 2 miles
Highlawn Montessori School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 05 139 5:1 2 miles
John Paul II Catholic School
Overland Park, KS
Private PK - 08 250 14:1 2 miles
St Agnes Elementary School
Roeland Park, KS
Private PK - 08 319 19:1 2 miles
Belinder Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public PK - 06 496 16.9:1 2 miles
Kansas City Christian School
Prairie Village, KS
Private KG - 12 422 16:1 2 miles
Horizon Academy
Roeland Park, KS
Private 01 - 12 56 5:1 3 miles
Shawnee Mission Christian School
Westwood, KS
Private KG - 12 92 10:1 3 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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