Prairie Creek Community School



Prairie Creek Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Creek Community School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 30
1 30
2 30
3 32
4 29
5 29
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Creek Community School is a public elementary school located in Northfield, MN in the Prairie Creek Community School District. It enrolls 180 students in grades 1st through 12th. Prairie Creek Community School is the 778th largest public school in Minnesota and the 49,108th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 180
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,108th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 778th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 648th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 828th out of 989

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Prairie Creek Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 94
(52%)
94
(52%)
 Male 86
(48%)
86
(48%)

Prairie Creek Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 165
(92%)
165
(92%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Creek Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 155
(86%)
155
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 13
(7%)
13
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(7%)
12
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Prairie Creek Community School is ranked 917th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Creek Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.9%) is significantly 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 Creek Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 112
2006 119
2007 120
2008 119
2009 177
2010 178
2011 180
2012 180

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 17
2007 15
2008 12.8
2009 16.5
2010 14.6
2011 16.1
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.080357142857143
2006 0.058823529411765
2007 0.13333333333333
2008 0.092436974789916
2009 0.16949152542373
2010 0.23033707865169
2011 0.17777777777778
2012 0.13888888888889

Compare Prairie Creek Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.9%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Creek Community School
Northfield, MN
Public KG - 05 180 16.1:1  
St Dominic Elementary School
Northfield, MN
Private PK - 08 193 14:1 6 miles
Greenvale Park Elementary
Northfield, MN
Public KG - 05 502 13.2:1 6 miles
Northfield Montessori
Northfield, MN
Private PK - KG 102 2:1 6 miles
Farmington Elementary
Farmington, MN
Public PK - 05 642 16.1:1 6 miles
Longfellow Elementary
Northfield, MN
Public PK - PK 71 11.3:1 7 miles
Levi P. Dodge Middle School
Farmington, MN
Public 06 - 08 789 16.6:1 7 miles
Robert Boeckman Middle School
Farmington, MN
Public 06 - 08 687 16.2:1 7 miles
Christian Life School
Farmington, MN
Private PK - 12 195 11:1 7 miles
Riverview Elementary
Farmington, MN
Public PK - 05 781 18.5:1 7 miles
Randolph Elementary
Randolph, MN
Public PK - 06 329 18.2:1 7 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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