Prairie Heights Middle School

0395 South 1150 East,

Lagrange, IN, 46761-9653

Tel: (260)351-3214
Grades: 5-8

427 students

Prairie Heights Middle School serves 427 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Prairie Heights Middle School operates within the Prairie Heights Com Corp School District.

Overview

The student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 427 students
Prairie Heights Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Prairie Heights Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Prairie Heights Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Prairie Heights Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Prairie Heights Middle School American Indian (2006-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
Prairie Heights Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Prairie Heights Middle School Black (2009-2012)
White
90%
71%
Prairie Heights Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.19 0.73
Prairie Heights Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
30%
41%
Prairie Heights Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
12%
8%
Prairie Heights Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,394 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
School District Name Prairie Heights Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 1,394 1,613
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $21 MM
District Spending $17 MM $18 MM
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,245 $13,002
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,608 $11,056
Prairie Heights Com  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Lagrange Prairie Heights Elementary School
    0455 South 1150 East
    Lagrange , IN , 46761
    (800)800-9596
    0  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Lagrange Prairie Heights Senior High School
    0245 South 1150 East
    Lagrange , IN , 46761
    (260)351-3214
    0.1  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Angola Hendry Park Elementary School
    805 South Washington St
    Angola , IN , 46703
    (260)665-3215
    10.6  mi  |  420  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pleasant Lake Pleasant Lake Elementary School
    1205 West Main St
    Pleasant Lake , IN , 46779
    (260)475-5055
    10.7  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lagrange Lakeland Middle School
    1055 East 075 North
    Lagrange , IN , 46761
    (260)499-2480
    10.7  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Lagrange County, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.73. The most diverse school district in Lagrange County is Lakeland School Corporation School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.