Prairiecare

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Prairiecare serves 18 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Prairiecare placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairiecare places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Prairiecare's student population of 18 students has grown by 63% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students18 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Prairiecare
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairiecare is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairiecare is 0.20, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1104 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairiecare. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.200.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairiecare and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairiecare and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Prairiecare is Rochester Beacon Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bamber Valley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rochester Bamber Valley Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 894 students
    0.8 miles
    2001 Bamber Valley Rd Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 328-3003
    0.8 PK-5 894
  • Rochester Rochester Beacon Academy Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 111 students
    0.8 miles
    2521 Pennington Dr. Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 258-5351
    0.8 6-12 111
  • Rochester Rochester Stem Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
    0.9 miles
    415 16th St Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 281-2381
    0.9 9-12 113
  • Rochester Folwell Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
    1.1 miles
    603 15th Ave Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 328-3220
    1.1 PK-5 365
  • Rochester Care & Treatment Hospital/homebound Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 2 students
    1.3 miles
    334 16th St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4312
    1.3 K-12 2

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