7930 Indian Village Heights
Fountain, CO 80817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Prairie Heights Elementary School serves 135 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prairie Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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 135 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Heights Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Heights Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1197 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 135 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 50%)

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