Prairie Valley High School



Prairie Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Valley High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 45
8 61
9 53
10 45
11 49
12 69

Prairie Valley High School is a public high school of the Prairie Valley Community School District located in Gowrie, IA. It has 322 students in grades 7th through 12th. Prairie Valley High School is the 151st largest public high school in Iowa and the 14,024th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,024th out of 0
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 151st out of 0
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 278th out of 0
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 187th out of 0

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Prairie Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(52%)
169
(52%)
 Female 153
(48%)
153
(48%)

Prairie Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(95%)
307
(95%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 200
(62%)
200
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(26%)
85
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(11%)
37
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prairie Valley High School is ranked 117th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Prairie Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 254
2007 239
2008 247
2009 241
2010 329
2011 329
2012 322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 11
2007 10.9
2008 11.5
2009 12.7
2010 13
2011 16.2
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26771653543307
2006 0.25196850393701
2007 0.28870292887029
2008 0.28744939271255
2009 0.31535269709544
2010 0.36474164133739
2011 0.37689969604863
2012 0.37888198757764

Compare Prairie Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 37.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Prairie Valley High School
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Public 07 - 12 322 15:1  
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