Prairie Park Elementary



Prairie Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 56
2 62
3 63
4 57
5 55
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrence, KS in the Lawrence School District. It enrolls 353 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Park Elementary is the 327th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,759th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 353
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,759th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 327th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 308th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 264th out of 706

Find Former PPE Alumni

Prairie Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 196
(56%)
4,529
(52%)
 Female 157
(44%)
4,112
(48%)

Prairie Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 248
(70%)
5,910
(68%)
 Two or More 51
(14%)
776
(9%)
 Black 24
(7%)
516
(6%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
781
(9%)
 American Indian 9
(3%)
302
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
327
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Prairie Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 190
(54%)
5,101
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(35%)
2,886
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(11%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Park Elementary is ranked 320th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) 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 Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 381
2006 380
2007 410
2008 401
2009 425
2010 420
2011 344
2012 375
2013 369
2014 376
2015 353

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 12.6
2007 16
2008 14.5
2009 15.4
2010 16.2
2011 14.1
2012 N/A
2013 13.9
2014 14.2
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34120734908136
2006 0.32894736842105
2007 0.39512195121951
2008 0.41147132169576
2009 0.42823529411765
2010 0.44047619047619
2011 0.50290697674419
2012 0.51733333333333
2013 0.47425474254743
2014 0.45212765957447
2015 0.46175637393768

Compare Prairie Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.2%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Park Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 353 13.8:1  
Kennedy Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public PK - 05 439 11.9:1 1 miles
Cordley Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 278 12.5:1 2 miles
Lawrence South Middle School
Lawrence, KS
Public 06 - 08 576 11.2:1 2 miles
Broken Arrow Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 308 16.6:1 2 miles
Schwegler Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 383 10.5:1 3 miles
Lawrence Liberty Memorial Central Mid School
Lawrence, KS
Public 06 - 08 492 10.6:1 3 miles
New York Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 212 11.1:1 3 miles
St John Catholic School
Lawrence, KS
Private PK - 08 311 13:1 3 miles
Montessori Childrens House
Lawrence, KS
Private PK - PK 64 9:1 4 miles
Pinckney Elementary
Lawrence, KS
Public KG - 05 226 10:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.