Prairie Hills Middle School

  • Prairie Hills Middle School serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Prairie Hills Middle School operates within the Buhler School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 521 students has grown by 58% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 521 students
Prairie Hills Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Prairie Hills Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Prairie Hills Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Prairie Hills Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Prairie Hills Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Prairie Hills Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2010)
Asian
n/a
3%
Prairie Hills Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
19%
Prairie Hills Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
7%
Prairie Hills Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
93%
65%
Prairie Hills Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Prairie Hills Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
5%
Prairie Hills Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Prairie Hills Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.31
Prairie Hills Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
40%
Prairie Hills Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
10%
Prairie Hills Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buhler School District's student population of 1,803 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,343 in this district is less than the state average of $13,712. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,097 is higher than the state average of $14,121. The district spending/student has grown by 105% over four years.
School District Name Buhler School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,803 531
Buhler School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $7 MM
Buhler School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $47 MM $8 MM
Buhler School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,343 $13,712
Buhler School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,097 $14,121
Buhler School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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