Prairie Elementary School

  • Prairie Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

School Overview

  • Prairie Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Elementary School is 0.17, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#42 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Prairie Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
91%
65%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.170.54
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee Mission Pub Sch School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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