Prairie Ridge Elementary School



Prairie Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 97
2 90
3 86
4 74
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kalamazoo, MI in the Kalamazoo Public Schools. It enrolls 540 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Ridge Elementary School is the 290th largest public school in Michigan and the 18,342nd largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 540
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 290th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,321st out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 394th out of 1,904

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Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(53%)
4,592
(51%)
 Female 253
(47%)
4,484
(49%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 231
(43%)
3,230
(36%)
 Black 199
(37%)
3,707
(41%)
 Two or More 52
(10%)
802
(9%)
 Hispanic 46
(9%)
1,187
(13%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
122
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

Prairie Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 293
(54%)
5,479
(60%)
 Not Eligible 214
(40%)
3,204
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
393
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Prairie Ridge Elementary School is ranked 287th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 49.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 318
2006 381
2007 375
2008 504
2009 493
2010 563
2011 527
2012 517
2013 546
2014 547
2015 540

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 20.6
2007 18.5
2008 17.6
2009 19
2010 19.6
2011 17.3
2012 18.3
2013 18.9
2014 19.3
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67610062893082
2006 0.58005249343832
2007 0.52533333333333
2008 0.59325396825397
2009 0.63488843813387
2010 0.69094138543517
2011 0.65085388994307
2012 0.68858800773694
2013 0.6996336996337
2014 0.70383912248629
2015 0.6037037037037

Compare Prairie Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.4%
 

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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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