Prairie River Middle School

  • Prairie River Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Prairie River Middle School's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie River Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie River Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1333 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie River Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie River Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairie River Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
94%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairie River Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie River Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.120.28
This chart display the diversity score of Prairie River Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie River Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrill Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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