Prairie Heights Middle School

Prairie Heights Middle School serves 432 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Prairie Heights Middle School operates within the Prairie Heights Com Corp School District.

School Overview

The student population of 432 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 432 students
Prairie Heights Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Prairie Heights Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Prairie Heights Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Prairie Heights Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 18:1
Prairie Heights Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
4%
10%
Prairie Heights Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
91%
71%
Prairie Heights Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Prairie Heights Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.27
Prairie Heights Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
41%
Prairie Heights Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
8%
Prairie Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Prairie Heights Com Corp School District's student population of 1,371 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,139 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,740 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Prairie Heights Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,371 1,472
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $19 MM
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $17 MM $16 MM
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $14,139 $12,273
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,740 $10,163
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Prairie Heights Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeland Middle School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Heights Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LagrangePrairie Heights Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 468 students
    0 miles
    0455 South 1150 East
    LagrangeIN 46761
    (260)351-3034
    0KG-4468
  • LagrangePrairie Heights Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
    0.1 miles
    0245 South 1150 East
    LagrangeIN 46761
    (260)351-3039
    0.19-12471
  • AngolaHendry Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 404 students
    10.6 miles
    805 South Washington St
    AngolaIN 46703
    (260)665-3215
    10.6KG-5404
  • AngolaCarlin Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 331 students
    10.7 miles
    800 North Williams St
    AngolaIN 46703
    (260)665-2014
    10.7KG-5331
  • LagrangeLakeland Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 476 students
    10.7 miles
    1055 East 075 North
    LagrangeIN 46761
    (260)499-2480
    10.76-8476

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