Prairie Heights Elementary School



Prairie Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 15
1 20
2 17
3 21
4 16
5 21
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 Fountain, CO in the Hanover School District No. 28 in the County of El Paso an. It enrolls 128 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Heights Elementary School is the 1,014th largest public school in Colorado and the 51,904th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 128
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,904th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 1,014th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 181st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 1,011th out of 1,097

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Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 67
(52%)
121
(47%)
 Male 61
(48%)
138
(53%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 91
(71%)
176
(68%)
 Hispanic 25
(20%)
67
(26%)
 Black 7
(5%)
9
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
5
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(66%)
162
(63%)
 Not Eligible 26
(20%)
58
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(14%)
39
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked 689th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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
2007 71
2008 55
2009 37
2010 93
2011 79
2012 92
2013 130
2014 122
2015 128

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 12.2
2008 10.8
2009 7.3
2010 12.5
2011 12.1
2012 14.8
2013 16.2
2014 15.2
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.76056338028169
2008 0.78181818181818
2009 0.62162162162162
2010 0.83870967741935
2011 0.78481012658228
2012 0.82608695652174
2013 0.76153846153846
2014 0.79508196721311
2015 0.796875

Compare Prairie Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.7%
 

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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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