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 0
8 0
9 94
10 73
11 91
12 82

Prairie Valley High School is a public high school of the Prairie Valley Community School District located in Gowrie, IA. It has 340 students in grades 9th through 12th. Prairie Valley High School is the 150th largest public high school in Iowa and the 13,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,848th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 150th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 325th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 206th out of 366

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Prairie Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 176
(52%)
176
(52%)
 Female 164
(48%)
164
(48%)

Prairie Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 310
(91%)
310
(91%)
 Hispanic 17
(5%)
17
(5%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 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 194
(57%)
194
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(33%)
111
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(10%)
35
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prairie Valley High School is ranked 99th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 303
2014 328
2015 340

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
2013 15.8
2014 16.9
2015 16.9

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
2013 0.38613861386139
2014 0.38414634146341
2015 0.42941176470588

Compare Prairie Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 42.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 340 16.9:1  
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