Prairie Crossing Elementary School

  • Prairie Crossing Elementary School serves 601 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prairie Crossing Elementary School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Crossing Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Crossing Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#469 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Crossing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.420.39
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Crossing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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