Prairie Wind Middle School



Prairie Wind Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Wind Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 96
6 114
7 106
8 122
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie Wind Middle School is a public elementary school located in Perham, MN in the Perham-Dent Public School District. It enrolls 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.12

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Prairie Wind Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(53%)
512
(53%)
 Female 207
(47%)
456
(47%)

Prairie Wind Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 379
(87%)
828
(86%)
 Hispanic 33
(8%)
72
(7%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
32
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
15
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Prairie Wind Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(58%)
547
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(27%)
304
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(15%)
117
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie Wind Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 Wind Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 470
2006 452
2007 450
2008 462
2009 457
2010 445
2011 450
2012 413
2013 393
2014 408
2015 438

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.4
2007 16.5
2008 17.1
2009 16.2
2010 16.9
2011 15.6
2012 13.3
2013 13.4
2014 13.4
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37021276595745
2006 0.38053097345133
2007 0.40444444444444
2008 0.41558441558442
2009 0.43107221006565
2010 0.44494382022472
2011 0.40444444444444
2012 0.39951573849879
2013 0.38167938931298
2014 0.41911764705882
2015 0.41552511415525

Compare Prairie Wind Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 41.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Prairie Wind Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 438 16.2:1  
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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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