Prairie Woods Elementary



Prairie Woods Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 107
2 128
3 115
4 115
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 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Woods Elementary is the 239th largest public school in Minnesota and the 15,753rd largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 239th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 711th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 289th out of 1,012

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Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(50%)
536
(51%)
 Female 283
(50%)
506
(49%)

Prairie Woods Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 532
(93%)
968
(93%)
 Hispanic 37
(6%)
66
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Prairie Woods Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 407
(71%)
745
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 122
(21%)
219
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
78
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Prairie Woods Elementary is ranked 420th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Woods Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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
2013 557
2014 570
2015 571

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
2013 15.1
2014 14.9
2015 16

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
2013 0.30341113105925
2014 0.32105263157895
2015 0.28721541155867

Compare Prairie Woods Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.7%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Woods Elementary
New London, MN
Public PK - 04 571 16:1  
New London-Spicer Middle School
New London, MN
Public 05 - 08 455 15.7:1 1 miles
Paynesville Elementary
Paynesville, MN
Public PK - 05 431 14.3:1 13 miles
Paynesville Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 239 16.9:1 13 miles
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Private PK - 12 265 10:1 14 miles
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Public PK - 04 296 11.3:1 14 miles
Willmar Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 898 15.3:1 14 miles
Kennedy Elementary
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Public KG - 05 863 13.8:1 14 miles
Roosevelt Elementary
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Public KG - 05 987 15.7:1 15 miles
Acgc Elementary Grades 5 and 6
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Public 05 - 06 129 15.2:1 17 miles
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Elementary
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Public PK - 06 339 14.4:1 17 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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