Prairie Hills Elementary School



Prairie Hills Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 84
2 91
3 97
4 99
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Hills Elementary School is the 278th largest public school in Colorado and the 17,762nd largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,762nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 278th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 901st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 416th out of 1,097

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Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 275
(50%)
14,108
(48%)
 Male 272
(50%)
15,286
(52%)

Prairie Hills Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 400
(73%)
14,925
(51%)
 Hispanic 77
(14%)
11,381
(39%)
 Asian 37
(7%)
1,457
(5%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
855
(3%)
 Black 8
(1%)
554
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
186
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Prairie Hills Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 463
(85%)
17,002
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(12%)
10,022
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
2,370
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Prairie Hills Elementary School is ranked 746th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Hills Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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 Hills Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 699
2006 421
2007 480
2008 532
2009 542
2010 535
2011 482
2012 483
2013 518
2014 534
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.1
2006 18.9
2007 18.3
2008 18.8
2009 18.8
2010 19.4
2011 20.3
2012 21
2013 20.7
2014 21.3
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.074391988555079
2006 0.12589073634204
2007 0.095833333333333
2008 0.090225563909774
2009 0.099630996309963
2010 0.08411214953271
2011 0.072614107883817
2012 0.12422360248447
2013 0.13127413127413
2014 0.13295880149813
2015 0.15356489945155

Compare Prairie Hills Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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