Prairiecare serves 17 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Prairiecare's student population of 17 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
17 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Prairiecare is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prairiecare and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairiecare and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
76%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairiecare and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
26%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1% in MN)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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