Prairie Elementary School

20981 Dersch Rd.
Anderson, CA 96007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Prairie Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prairie Elementary School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 0.41, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1347 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
76%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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 #1347 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Prairie Elementary School often compared to?
Prairie Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Meadow Lane Elementary School, Happy Valley Primary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Prairie Elementary School?
320 students attend Prairie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Prairie Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Elementary School?
Prairie Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Prairie Elementary School offer ?
Prairie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Prairie Elementary School part of?
Prairie Elementary School is part of Pacheco Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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