Prairie Center Elementary School

629 N Persimmon
Olathe, KS 66061
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prairie Center Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prairie Center Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairie Center Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Prairie Center Elementary School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairie Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Center Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#122 out of 1265 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
78%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.380.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOlathe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Center Elementary School is Olathe West High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mission Trail Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Olathe Mission Trail Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 960 students
    0.5 miles
    1001 N. Persimmon Drive
    Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 780-7260
    0.5 6-8 960
  • Olathe Forest View Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    0.6 miles
    12567 S. Canyon
    Olathe, KS 66063
    (913) 780-7440
    0.6 PK-5 517
  • Olathe Olathe West High School Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 929 students
    0.6 miles
    2200 W Santa Fe St
    Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 780-7180
    0.6 9-12 929
  • Olathe Clearwater Creek Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    1.4 miles
    930 Clearwater Creek Drive
    Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 780-7360
    1.4 PK-5 549
  • Olathe Rolling Ridge Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
    1.4 miles
    1500 W Elm Terr
    Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 780-7650
    1.4 PK-5 518

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