Prairie Trail School



Prairie Trail School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Trail School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 180
4 197
5 146
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Trail School is a public elementary school located in Wadsworth, IL in the Gurnee School District 56. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Trail School is the 635th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,811th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,811th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 635th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,085th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 558th out of 2,415

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Prairie Trail School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(50%)
1,079
(51%)
 Female 259
(50%)
1,040
(49%)

Prairie Trail School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 191
(37%)
842
(40%)
 Black 138
(26%)
419
(20%)
 White 123
(24%)
575
(27%)
 Asian 36
(7%)
148
(7%)
 Two or More 33
(6%)
124
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Trail School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 374
(72%)
1,553
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(28%)
566
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Prairie Trail School is ranked 1,392nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Trail School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.5%) is 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 Trail School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 524
2006 472
2007 485
2008 511
2009 530
2010 540
2011 532
2012 534
2013 483
2014 511
2015 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 15.7
2007 15.6
2008 14.2
2009 15.1
2010 14.6
2011 14.4
2012 14.4
2013 13.4
2014 16
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.30451127819549
2012 0.28277153558052
2013 0.22774327122153
2014 0.27397260273973
2015 0.2848948374761

Compare Prairie Trail School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.5%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Trail School
Wadsworth, IL
Public 03 - 05 523 15.4:1  
Beach Park Middle School
Beach Park, IL
Public 06 - 08 800 15.3:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 290 27:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 02 570 16.1:1 3 miles
Lake County Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 170 10:1 3 miles
Kenneth Murphy School
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Public PK - 05 462 17:1 3 miles
Oakdale Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 604 16.3:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 06 543 17.1:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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