Prairie Elementary



Prairie Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 68
2 56
3 70
4 65
5 53
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Elementary is a public elementary school located in Shawnee Mission, KS in the Shawnee Mission Public School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Elementary is the 187th largest public school in Kansas and the 28,730th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,730th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 187th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 568th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 240th out of 706

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Prairie Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 217
(50%)
8,161
(49%)
 Male 215
(50%)
8,515
(51%)

Prairie Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 392
(91%)
10,343
(62%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
3,234
(19%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
926
(6%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
464
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
1,648
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
47
(0%)

Prairie Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 404
(94%)
9,802
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
5,539
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(2%)
1,335
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Prairie Elementary is ranked 715th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.5%) 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 411
2006 404
2007 412
2008 411
2009 424
2010 406
2011 434
2012 430
2013 431
2014 420
2015 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.6
2007 15.1
2008 15.3
2009 16.2
2010 16.8
2011 15.4
2012 15.8
2013 16.5
2014 17.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.031630170316302
2006 0.027227722772277
2007 0.058252427184466
2008 0.070559610705596
2009 0.094339622641509
2010 0.088669950738916
2011 0.087557603686636
2012 0.095348837209302
2013 0.074245939675174
2014 0.085714285714286
2015 0.064814814814815

Compare Prairie Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.5%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 432 16.3:1  
Highlands Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 311 12.4:1 1 miles
St Ann School
Prairie Village, KS
Private KG - 08 426 14:1 1 miles
Monarch Montessori School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - KG 54 2:1 2 miles
Santa Fe Trail Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 284 11.6:1 2 miles
Kansas City Christian School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 12 465 11:1 2 miles
Highlawn Montessori School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 06 181 5:1 2 miles
John Paul II Catholic School
Overland Park, KS
Private PK - 08 244 14:1 2 miles
St Agnes Catholic Elementary School
Roeland Park, KS
Private KG - 08 263 11:1 2 miles
Belinder Elementary
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public KG - 06 491 15.7:1 2 miles
Global Montessori Academy
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 03 99 17:1 2 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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