Prairiecare

  • 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 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Prairiecare's student population of 17 students has grown by 54% 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 Students17 students
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Prairiecare by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
Asian
6%
7%
Hispanic
12%
9%
Black
5%
11%
White
77%
67%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.390.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
30%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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