Prairie Creek

  • Prairie Creek serves 865 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Prairie Creek's student population of 865 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students865 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Creek's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Creek is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#926 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
80%
77%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Creek.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.350.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollege Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Crest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 451 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319)848-5280
    0.0 PK-4 451
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Edge Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 66 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319)298-3406
    0.0 K-12 66
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 454 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319)848-5230
    0.0 PK-4 454
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1144 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319)848-5340
    0.0 10-12 1144
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 449 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Avenue Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319)848-5100
    0.0 PK-4 449

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