South Prairie Elementary School

  • South Prairie Elementary School serves 616 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • South Prairie Elementary School's student population of 616 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Prairie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Prairie Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
93%
77%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Prairie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.130.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Center-Grimes Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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