1850 Sw College Ave
Ankeny, IA 50023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Prairie Trail Elementary School serves 718 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Prairie Trail Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Prairie Trail Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Prairie Trail Elementary School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Trail Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Trail Elementary School is 0.21, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#21 out of 1227 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
89%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 718 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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