Prairieland Elementary School

1300 E Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Prairieland Elementary School serves 495 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Prairieland Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairieland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Prairieland Elementary School's student population of 495 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairieland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairieland Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#530 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
83%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairieland Elementary School is Eugene Field School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chiddix Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Normal Eugene Field School
    Grades: 9-12 | 51 students
    1.3 miles
    412 E Cypress St
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4440
    1.3 9-12 51
  • Normal Fairview Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 264 students
    1.4 miles
    416 Fairview St
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4415
    1.4 PK-5 264
  • Normal Sugar Creek Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    1.4 miles
    200 N Towanda Ave
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4425
    1.4 PK-5 523
  • Normal Chiddix Junior High School Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    1.7 miles
    300 S Walnut St
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4405
    1.7 6-8 690
  • Normal University High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 612 students
    1.8 miles
    Isu Campus Box 7100
    Normal, IL 61790
    (309) 438-8542
    1.8 9-12 612

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