Prairie Star Elementary



Prairie Star Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Star Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 60
1 60
2 68
3 71
4 94
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Star Elementary is a public elementary school located in Leawood, KS in the Blue Valley School District. It enrolls 442 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Star Elementary is the 172nd largest public school in Kansas and the 27,669th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,669th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 172nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 380th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 136th out of 706

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Prairie Star Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 244
(55%)
7,958
(52%)
 Female 198
(45%)
7,296
(48%)

Prairie Star Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 340
(77%)
11,145
(73%)
 Asian 51
(12%)
2,004
(13%)
 Hispanic 26
(6%)
885
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
651
(4%)
 Black 7
(2%)
501
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

Prairie Star Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 426
(96%)
13,902
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
937
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
415
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Star Elementary is ranked 742nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Star Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.6%) is significantly 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 Star Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 629
2006 537
2007 556
2008 554
2009 559
2010 551
2011 549
2012 543
2013 519
2014 473
2015 442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 13.6
2007 15.3
2008 15.4
2009 16
2010 15.3
2011 13.1
2012 15.2
2013 15.3
2014 14.8
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023847376788553
2006 0.018621973929237
2007 0.02158273381295
2008 0.028880866425993
2009 0.025044722719141
2010 0.039927404718693
2011 0.049180327868852
2012 0.057090239410681
2013 0.046242774566474
2014 0.033826638477801
2015 0.036199095022624

Compare Prairie Star Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.6%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Star Elementary
Leawood, KS
Public PK - 05 442 14.3:1  
Prairie Star Middle School
Leawood, KS
Public 06 - 08 568 14.1:1 1 miles
Lakewood Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 657 14.7:1 2 miles
Overland Trail Elementary
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Public PK - 05 595 15.6:1 2 miles
Sunrise Point Elementary
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Public KG - 05 411 14.5:1 2 miles
Primrose School of Leawood
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Private PK - KG 62 14:1 2 miles
Mission Trail Elementary
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Public PK - 05 482 15.4:1 2 miles
Lakewood Elementary
Overland Park, KS
Public KG - 05 634 16.7:1 2 miles
Overland Trail Middle School
Overland Park, KS
Public 06 - 08 596 15.2:1 2 miles
Calvary Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 222 12:1 3 miles
Ozanam School
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Private 05 - 12 55 8:1 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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