Prairie Crossing Charter School

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School serves 414 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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 414 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 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 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#239 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Crossing Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
67%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Crossing Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.510.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Crossing Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrairie Crossing Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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