Prairie Elementary



Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 57
2 76
3 87
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Anderson, CA in the Pacheco Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 303 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary is the 5,149th largest public school in California and the 41,305th largest nationally. It has 22.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,305th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,149th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,608th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,102nd out of 6,257

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Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 154
(51%)
286
(48%)
 Male 149
(49%)
311
(52%)

Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(80%)
439
(74%)
 Hispanic 37
(12%)
102
(17%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
27
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(2%)
18
(3%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(45%)
270
(45%)
 Not Eligible 129
(43%)
246
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(12%)
81
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Prairie Elementary is ranked 4,207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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 265
2006 243
2007 222
2008 232
2009 233
2010 212
2011 227
2012 244
2013 279
2014 284
2015 303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16
2007 15.7
2008 18.3
2009 17
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 24.4
2013 23.2
2014 21.8
2015 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.45267489711934
2007 0.55855855855856
2008 0.45258620689655
2009 0.51931330472103
2010 0.57075471698113
2011
2012 0.57377049180328
2013 0.61290322580645
2014 0.54929577464789
2015 0.57425742574257

Compare Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.4%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 03 303 22.3:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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