Prairie Lakes School



Prairie Lakes School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prairie Lakes School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 2
8 0
9 6
10 17
11 18
12 18

Prairie Lakes School is a public high school of the Willmar Public School District located in Willmar, MN. It has 61 students in grades 5th through 12th. Prairie Lakes School is the 566th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 22,058th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.6 to 1.

Total Students: 61
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Prairie Lakes School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 49
(80%)
701
(52%)
 Female 12
(20%)
643
(48%)

Prairie Lakes School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 26
(43%)
843
(63%)
 Hispanic 14
(23%)
333
(25%)
 Black 10
(16%)
132
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(13%)
22
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(5%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prairie Lakes School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(95%)
571
(42%)
 Not Eligible 3
(5%)
684
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
89
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prairie Lakes School is ranked 438th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prairie Lakes School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.1%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 50
2006 47
2007 46
2008 53
2009 52
2010 54
2011 38
2012 61

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 8.5
2007 7.7
2008 7.2
2009 6.5
2010 6.8
2011 4.8
2012 7.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94
2006 0.93617021276596
2007 0.93478260869565
2008 0.94339622641509
2009 0.94230769230769
2010 0.94444444444444
2011 0.92105263157895
2012 0.95081967213115

Compare Prairie Lakes School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
760.0% 7.6:1
 
1,591.4% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 95.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Prairie Lakes School
Willmar, MN
Public 05 - 12 61 7.6:1  
Willmar Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,185 16.9:1 1 miles
Willmar Area Learning Center
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Public 07 - 12 358 13.6:1 17 miles
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