Prior Lake High School



Prior Lake High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prior Lake 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
9 647
10 549
11 603
12 540

Prior Lake High School is a public high school of the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District located in Savage, MN. It has 2,339 students in grades 9th through 12th. Prior Lake High School is the 6th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 793rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.42

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Prior Lake High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,170
(50%)
1,197
(49%)
 Male 1,169
(50%)
1,222
(51%)

Prior Lake High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,083
(89%)
2,143
(89%)
 Asian 115
(5%)
117
(5%)
 Black 56
(2%)
64
(3%)
 Hispanic 54
(2%)
57
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Prior Lake High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,003
(86%)
2,036
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 269
(12%)
310
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(3%)
73
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prior Lake High School is ranked 75th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prior Lake High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.4%) is lower than the state average of 35.1%. 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.

Prior Lake High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1774
2006 1930
2007 1997
2008 2065
2009 2133
2010 2235
2011 2290
2012 2339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 19.7
2007 20
2008 20.9
2009 21.4
2010 22.3
2011 25.3
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.059188275084555
2006 0.059585492227979
2007 0.055583375062594
2008 0.074576271186441
2009 0.093764650726676
2010 0.09082774049217
2011 0.13406113537118
2012 0.1436511329628

Compare Prior Lake High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,591.4% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.4%
 
State Average 35.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prior Lake High School
Savage, MN
Public 09 - 12 2,339 24.3:1  
Prior Lake-Savage Area Alc
Prior Lake, MN
Public 09 - 12 80 15.4:1 2 miles
Eagle Ridge Junior High School
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Public 07 - 09 751 17.2:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 10 52 12:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,664 19.8:1 7 miles
Life Academy
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Private PK - 11 162 11:1 7 miles
Burnsville Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,987 20.3:1 7 miles
Bethany Academy
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Private KG - 12 233 12:1 8 miles
Shakopee Junior High East
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Public 07 - 09 723 16.7:1 8 miles
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