Prairie Center Elementary



Prairie Center Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Center Elementary Students by Grade
PK 9
K 58
1 43
2 53
3 60
4 62
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Center Elementary is a public elementary school located in Olathe, KS in the Olathe School District. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Center Elementary is the 314th largest public school in Kansas and the 36,185th largest nationally.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Prairie Center Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 186
(52%)
10,056
(49%)
 Male 173
(48%)
10,678
(51%)

Prairie Center Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(78%)
14,244
(69%)
 Hispanic 28
(8%)
3,260
(16%)
 Two or More 21
(6%)
852
(4%)
 Black 18
(5%)
1,382
(7%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
905
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Prairie Center Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(83%)
14,500
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(12%)
4,696
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
1,538
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Center Elementary is ranked 614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Center Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.3%) 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 Center Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 333
2006 365
2007 404
2008 418
2009 416
2010 352
2011 361
2012 375
2013 379
2014 348
2015 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14.3
2007 17
2008 15.8
2009 15.7
2010 16.6
2011 15.4
2012 16.1
2013 16.4
2014 15.7
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.03003003003003
2006 0.052054794520548
2007 0.03960396039604
2008 0.074162679425837
2009 0.079326923076923
2010 0.12784090909091
2011 0.15512465373961
2012 0.16
2013 0.15303430079156
2014 0.16379310344828
2015 0.17270194986072

Compare Prairie Center Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.3%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Center Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 359 -1:1  
Millbrooke Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 409 7.9:1 3 miles
Agape Montessori School
Olathe, KS
Private PK - 03 81 10:1 5 miles
Prince of Peace Catholic School
Olathe, KS
Private KG - 08 591 17:1 6 miles
Kansas Virtual Academy (ksva)
Olathe, KS
Public KG - 06 256 33.7:1 7 miles
Moonlight Elementary School
Gardner, KS
Public PK - 04 327 6.4:1 7 miles
Prairie Creek Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 457 15.5:1 7 miles
Trail Ridge Middle School
Gardner, KS
Public 05 - 08 678 7.3:1 7 miles
Mill Creek Middle School
Lenexa, KS
Public 06 - 08 664 16.3:1 7 miles
Liberty View Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 480 15.6:1 7 miles
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Lenexa, KS
Private KG - 08 637 17:1 8 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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