Prairie Hills Elementary School

  • Prairie Hills Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Prairie Hills Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students445 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Prairie Hills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Prairie Hills Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Prairie Hills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Hills Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#591 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Prairie Hills Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
71%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Hills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.460.40
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcademy No. 20 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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