Prairie Crossing Charter School

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School serves 395 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School operates within the Prairie Crossing Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 395 students
Prairie Crossing Charter School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Prairie Crossing Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Prairie Crossing Charter School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by Grade Prairie Crossing Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Prairie Crossing Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2015)
Asian
19%
5%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
3%
17%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
67%
49%
Prairie Crossing Charter School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Prairie Crossing Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Prairie Crossing Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.67
Prairie Crossing Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
2%
52%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Prairie Crossing Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School District's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Prairie Crossing Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 395 753
Prairie Crossing Charter School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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