Prairie Center Elementary



Prairie Center Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Center Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 51
1 60
2 67
3 63
4 61
5 60
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 375 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Center Elementary is the 271st largest public school in Kansas and the 34,162nd largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 375
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,162nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 271st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 568th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 315th out of 692

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Prairie Center Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 201
(54%)
10,685
(52%)
 Female 174
(46%)
9,920
(48%)

Prairie Center Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 298
(79%)
14,667
(71%)
 Black 26
(7%)
1,331
(6%)
 Two or More 26
(7%)
703
(3%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
2,838
(14%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
962
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
77
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Prairie Center Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 315
(84%)
14,688
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(9%)
4,649
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
1,268
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Center Elementary is ranked 609th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Center Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.0%) is significantly 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 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

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

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

Compare Prairie Center Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.0%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Center Elementary
Olathe, KS
Public PK - 05 375 16.1:1  
Mission Trail Middle School
Olathe, KS
Public 06 - 08 674 13.7:1 1 miles
Forest View Elementary
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Public PK - 05 425 16.4:1 1 miles
Westview Elementary
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Public PK - 05 248 11.6:1 2 miles
Fairview Elementary
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Public PK - 05 336 13.2:1 2 miles
Olathe Christian School
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Private PK - 12 89 9:1 2 miles
Oregon Trail Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 441 10.9:1 2 miles
Clearwater Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 05 451 18.6:1 2 miles
Rolling Ridge Elementary
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Public PK - 05 428 14.2:1 2 miles
St Paul Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 110 10:1 3 miles
Ravenwood Elementary
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Public PK - 05 672 18.8:1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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