Prairie Elementary School

  • Prairie Elementary School serves 423 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 73% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Prairie Elementary School's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#70 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
44%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
47%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKildeer Countryside CCSD 96 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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