Prairie High School

  • Prairie High School serves 1,555 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Prairie High School's student population of 1,555 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie High School is 0.42, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#687 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
6%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.420.41
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBattle Ground School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  • Battle Ground Laurin Middle School
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    1.3 miles
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  • Battle Ground Open Doors Battle Ground Alternative School
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    1.8 miles
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