Prairie River Middle School



Prairie River Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie River Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 185
7 163
8 212
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Prairie River Middle School is a public elementary school located in Merrill, WI in the Merrill Area School District. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.33

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Prairie River Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(54%)
1,224
(53%)
 Female 257
(46%)
1,072
(47%)

Prairie River Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 530
(95%)
2,154
(94%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Black 9
(2%)
37
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
30
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Prairie River Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(53%)
1,285
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(39%)
893
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
118
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Prairie River Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.6%. 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 River Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 721
2006 710
2007 696
2008 688
2009 683
2010 657
2011 601
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.9
2007 15.7
2008 16.1
2009 15.9
2010 15.7
2011 15.3
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25936199722607
2006 0.33239436619718
2007 0.32040229885057
2008 0.34593023255814
2009 0.44802342606149
2010 0.46118721461187
2011 0.44425956738769
2012 0.46964285714286

Compare Prairie River Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
This School 47.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Prairie River Middle School
Merrill, WI
Public 06 - 08 560 14.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 318 14.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - PK 223 36.6:1 4 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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