Prairie Crossing Charter School

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School serves 431 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Prairie Crossing Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School's student population of 431 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Crossing Charter School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#296 out of 3679 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
68%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrairie Crossing Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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