Prairie Winds Elementary School

  • Prairie Winds Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Prairie Winds Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Prairie Winds Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Prairie Winds Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairie Winds Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairie Winds Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#108 out of 1718 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
83%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairie Winds Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.300.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Winds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis-Palmer Countynsolidated School District No. 38 In The County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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