Prairie Lakes Education Center



Prairie Lakes Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Lakes Education Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 2
10 11
11 12
12 15

Prairie Lakes Education Center is a public high school of the Willmar Public School District located in Willmar, MN. It has 42 students in grades 4th through 12th. Prairie Lakes Education Center is the 615th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 23,022nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.0 to 1.

Total Students: 42
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,022nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 615th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 97th out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 511th out of 833

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Prairie Lakes Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 34
(81%)
713
(52%)
 Female 8
(19%)
653
(48%)

Prairie Lakes Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 20
(48%)
735
(54%)
 Hispanic 11
(26%)
362
(27%)
 American Indian 5
(12%)
13
(1%)
 Black 4
(10%)
222
(16%)
 Two or More 1
(2%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(2%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
21
(2%)

Prairie Lakes Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(93%)
645
(47%)
 Not Eligible 3
(7%)
629
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
92
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prairie Lakes Education Center is ranked 508th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Lakes Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 Lakes Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 41
2014 47
2015 42

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 5.9
2014 5.9
2015 5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.92682926829268
2014 0.93617021276596
2015 0.92857142857143

Compare Prairie Lakes Education Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
500.0% 5.0:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 92.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Prairie Lakes Education Center
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Public 04 - 12 42 5:1  
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Private PK - 12 365 11:1 17 miles
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Public 07 - 12 373 13.4:1 17 miles
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