Prairie Edge

  • Prairie Edge serves 59 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prairie Edge placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prairie Edge's student population of 59 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students59 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Edge is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Edge is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#1185 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
22%
6%
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White
63%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.510.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollege Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Creek
    Grades: 5-6 | 870 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Avenue Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5310
    0.0 5-6 870
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Crest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 451 students
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    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5280
    0.0 PK-4 451
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 458 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5230
    0.0 PK-4 458
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,175 student
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5340
    0.0 10-12 1,175
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 456 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Avenue Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5100
    0.0 PK-4 456

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