Prairie Elementary School

  • Prairie Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairie Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Prairie Elementary School's student population of 522 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#272 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
80%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrland 135 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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