Prairie Heights Elementary School

7930 Indian Village Heights
Fountain, CO 80817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Prairie Heights Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Prairie Heights Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Prairie Heights Elementary School's student population of 128 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Heights Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Prairie Heights Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#777 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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<50%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
21-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
6%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
87%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Prairie Heights Elementary School's ranking?
Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked #777 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Prairie Heights Elementary School?
128 students attend Prairie Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Prairie Heights Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Heights Elementary School?
Prairie Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Prairie Heights Elementary School offer ?
Prairie Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Prairie Heights Elementary School part of?
Prairie Heights Elementary School is part of Hanover School District No. 28 In The County Of El Paso An.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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