Prairie Heights Elementary School



Prairie Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 10
1 16
2 13
3 13
4 12
5 12
6 11
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alta Vista, KS in the Morris County School District. It enrolls 87 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Heights Elementary School is the 710th largest public school in Kansas and the 53,599th largest nationally. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 87
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,599th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 710th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 49th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 649th out of 706

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Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 49
(56%)
216
(50%)
 Female 38
(44%)
214
(50%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 78
(90%)
371
(86%)
 Two or More 5
(6%)
17
(4%)
 Hispanic 3
(3%)
40
(9%)
 Black 1
(1%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 42
(48%)
187
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(40%)
160
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(11%)
83
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked 666th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 56
2006 51
2007 62
2008 68
2009 62
2010 58
2011 57
2012 N/A
2013 48
2014 48
2015 87

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.1
2006 7.4
2007 124
2008 8
2009 8.5
2010 8.2
2011 8.4
2012 N/A
2013 9.6
2014 10.7
2015 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44642857142857
2006 0.41176470588235
2007 0.33870967741935
2008 0.39705882352941
2009 0.33870967741935
2010 0.37931034482759
2011 0.35087719298246
2012
2013 0.39583333333333
2014 0.5
2015 0.51724137931034

Compare Prairie Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.7%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Prairie Heights Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 87 9.7:1  
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Manhattan Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 290 13:1 23 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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