Prairie Woods Elementary



Prairie Woods Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Grade
PK 17
K 113
1 106
2 112
3 107
4 108
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Woods Elementary is a public elementary school located in New London, MN in the New London-Spicer School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Woods Elementary is the 253rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 16,010th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,010th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 253rd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 542nd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 236th out of 989

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Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 290
(52%)
525
(53%)
 Female 273
(48%)
458
(47%)

Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 519
(92%)
908
(92%)
 Hispanic 38
(7%)
60
(6%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Woods Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 368
(65%)
659
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(26%)
228
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
96
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Prairie Woods Elementary is ranked 346th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Woods Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.6%. 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 Woods Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 518
2006 515
2007 527
2008 545
2009 542
2010 574
2011 555
2012 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.6
2007 14.5
2008 17.2
2009 16.7
2010 15.2
2011 14.8
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21235521235521
2006 0.28543689320388
2007 0.29411764705882
2008 0.28990825688073
2009 0.35239852398524
2010 0.3588850174216
2011 0.33153153153153
2012 0.34635879218472

Compare Prairie Woods Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.6%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Woods Elementary
New London, MN
Public PK - 04 563 15.3:1  
New London-Spicer Middle School
New London, MN
Public 05 - 08 420 14.4:1 1 miles
Prairie Lakes School
Willmar, MN
Public 05 - 12 61 7.6:1 11 miles
Paynesville Elementary
Paynesville, MN
Public PK - 05 492 14.9:1 13 miles
Paynesville Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 233 15.3:1 13 miles
Community Christian School
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Private PK - 12 213 14:1 14 miles
A.C.g.C. Elementary
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Public PK - 04 299 13.3:1 14 miles
Willmar Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 881 16.9:1 14 miles
Jefferson Learning Center
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Public PK - PK 62 4.5:1 14 miles
Kennedy Elementary
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Public KG - 05 962 14.9:1 14 miles
Roosevelt Elementary
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Public KG - 05 948 15.2:1 15 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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