Prairie Heights Elementary School

  • Prairie Heights Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prairie Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Prairie Heights Elementary School's student population of 458 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Heights Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#634 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
75%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollege Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Prairie Heights Elementary School is Prairie Edge (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Prairie Creek (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Creek
    Grades: 5-6 | 870 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Avenue Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5310
    0.0 5-6 870
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Crest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 451 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5280
    0.0 PK-4 451
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Edge Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 298-3406
    0.0 K-12 59
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,175 student
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Ave Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5340
    0.0 10-12 1,175
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 456 students
    0.0 miles
    401 76th Avenue Sw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (319) 848-5100
    0.0 PK-4 456

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