South Prairie Elementary School

6855 S Prairie Rd
Tillamook, OR 97141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 296 students in grades 2-3, South Prairie Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : 30-34%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50% in OR)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Prairie Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

South Prairie Elementary School's student population of 296 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
Total Students
296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Prairie Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
(18-19)
30-34%
40%
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30-34%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
63%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
This chart display the diversity score of South Prairie Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are South Prairie Elementary School often compared to?
South Prairie Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nestucca K8, East Elementary School, Garibaldi Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% OR state average).
How many students attend South Prairie Elementary School?
296 students attend South Prairie Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of South Prairie Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Prairie Elementary School?
South Prairie Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does South Prairie Elementary School offer ?
South Prairie Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-3
What school district is South Prairie Elementary School part of?
South Prairie Elementary School is part of Tillamook SD 9 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : 30-34%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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