Prairie High School



Prairie High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 400
11 378
12 317

Prairie High School is a public high school of the College Community School District located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 1,095 students in grades 10th through 12th. Prairie High School is the 38th largest public high school in Iowa and the 5,373rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,095
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,373rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 38th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 313th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 39th out of 366

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Prairie High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 554
(51%)
1,191
(50%)
 Female 541
(49%)
1,173
(50%)

Prairie High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 932
(85%)
1,974
(84%)
 Black 68
(6%)
153
(6%)
 Hispanic 36
(3%)
93
(4%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
84
(4%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
47
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Prairie High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 808
(74%)
1,660
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(21%)
585
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(5%)
119
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prairie High School is ranked 45th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1150
2006 1154
2007 1217
2008 1226
2009 922
2010 968
2011 954
2012 1008
2013 988
2014 1050
2015 1095

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.6
2007 15.4
2008 16.3
2009 13.8
2010 15.3
2011 15.4
2012 17.2
2013 16.2
2014 15.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18608695652174
2006 0.19757365684575
2007 0.19474116680362
2008 0.20065252854812
2009 0.22125813449024
2010 0.22107438016529
2011 0.23060796645702
2012 0.2390873015873
2013 0.24089068825911
2014 0.24285714285714
2015 0.262100456621

Compare Prairie High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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