17435 County Road 9 Ne
New London, MN 56273
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Prairie Woods Elementary School serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Prairie Woods Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Prairie Woods Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Prairie Woods Elementary School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Woods Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Woods Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#208 out of 1789 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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