Prairie Ridge Middle School

1010 Nw Prairie Ridge Dr
Ankeny, IA 50023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prairie Ridge Middle School serves 903 students in grades 6-7.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Prairie Ridge Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairie Ridge Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Prairie Ridge Middle School's student population of 903 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students903 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairie Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Ridge Middle School is 0.26, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#45 out of 1232 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
86%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnkeny Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Prairie Ridge Middle School is Northview Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwest Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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