Prairie Elementary School



Prairie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 82
1 70
2 52
3 47
4 50
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Urbana, IL in the Urbana School District 116. It enrolls 352 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary School is the 1,492nd largest public school in Illinois and the 36,450th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 352
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,450th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,492nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 554th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,000th out of 2,345

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Prairie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 197
(56%)
1,584
(50%)
 Male 155
(44%)
1,585
(50%)

Prairie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 202
(57%)
1,133
(36%)
 White 73
(21%)
1,194
(38%)
 Hispanic 38
(11%)
367
(12%)
 Two or More 29
(8%)
285
(9%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
171
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Prairie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 297
(84%)
2,099
(66%)
 Not Eligible 40
(11%)
874
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
196
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Prairie Elementary School is ranked 632nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 334
2006 355
2007 331
2008 327
2009 284
2010 330
2011 304
2012 352

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 16.1
2007 15
2008 12.1
2009 10.9
2010 14.3
2011 13.8
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88023952095808
2006 0.89577464788732
2007 0.84592145015106
2008 0.93272171253823
2009 0.94014084507042
2010 0.7969696969697
2011 0.84210526315789
2012 0.88636363636364

Compare Prairie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.6%
 

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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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