Prairie Elementary School serves 881 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Prairie Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 881 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 16% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Prairie Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Prairie Elementary School's student population of 881 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3204 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Prairie Elementary School's ranking?
Prairie Elementary School is ranked #3204 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Prairie Elementary School?
881 students attend Prairie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Prairie Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Elementary School?
Prairie Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Prairie Elementary School offer ?
Prairie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Prairie Elementary School part of?
Prairie Elementary School is part of Elk Grove Unified School District.
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