Prairie Vista Elementary School

  • Prairie Vista Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Prairie Vista Elementary School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Vista Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Vista Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#12 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairie Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
12%
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White
79%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Vista Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.370.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePenn-Harris-Madison Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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This school does not have a classroom ratio of 17-1, this past year for K class the ratio is 29-1. Teachers are overwhelmed due to size. Great teachers and very supportive.
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