Life Prep



Life Prep Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Life Prep Students by Grade
PK 0
K 29
1 41
2 67
3 62
4 48
5 40
6 25
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Life Prep is a public elementary school located in St. Paul, MN in the Life Prep School District. It enrolls 312 students in grades 1st through 12th. Life Prep is the 643rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 40,531st largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,531st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 643rd out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 287th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 582nd out of 1,012

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Life Prep Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 156
(50%)
156
(50%)
 Female 156
(50%)
156
(50%)

Life Prep Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 120
(38%)
120
(38%)
 Asian 94
(30%)
94
(30%)
 White 35
(11%)
35
(11%)
 Hispanic 32
(10%)
32
(10%)
 Two or More 28
(9%)
28
(9%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Life Prep Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(64%)
200
(64%)
 Not Eligible 86
(28%)
86
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(8%)
26
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Life Prep is ranked 282nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Life Prep students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is significantly 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.

Life Prep Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 108
2006 169
2007 228
2008 237
2009 271
2010 299
2011 306
2012 360
2013 417
2014 323
2015 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 14.1
2007 12.6
2008 11.3
2009 10.7
2010 13.1
2011 18.7
2012 12.9
2013 16.1
2014 13.1
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75
2006 0.89940828402367
2007 0.8859649122807
2008 0.9662447257384
2009 0.87453874538745
2010 0.8695652173913
2011 0.86601307189542
2012 0.72222222222222
2013 0.71462829736211
2014 0.76780185758514
2015 0.72435897435897

Compare Life Prep to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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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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