Prairie Elementary School

6642 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prairie Elementary School serves 451 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Prairie Elementary School's student population of 451 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 1265 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
92%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.150.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee Mission Pub School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Elementary School is Shawnee Mission East High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Hills Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highlands Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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