Prairie Heights Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
401 76th Ave Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone
(319) 848-5230
District
COLLEGE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
LINN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
454
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.2% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Prairie Heights Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 75
Proficiency in Reading 77 74
Proficiency in Math 82 77

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 76
Proficiency in Reading 72 74
Proficiency in Math 67 77

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.60
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.72
AVG FOR STATE 14.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 49 10.8%
Kindergarten 69 15.2%
Grade 1 83 18.3%
Grade 2 82 18.1%
Grade 3 81 17.8%
Grade 4 90 19.8%
Total 454 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.0% 85.9% 79.4%
Black 9.3% 7.1% 6.3%
Hispanic 7.0% 4.9% 11.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 1.6% 2.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.3% 29.4% 40.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.9% 25.7% 33.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 3.7% 6.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,852 3,145,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 184.1 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.5% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.2% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 11.1% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,059 1,251,587
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.2% 91.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 27.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.3% 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 13.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.8% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.5% 19.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.4% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 8.4% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,711 $36,829,968 53.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $351 $1,926,288 2.8%
Staff $1,063 $5,833,744 8.5%
General Administration $118 $647,584 0.9%
School Administration $581 $3,188,528 4.7%
Operation $961 $5,273,968 7.7%
Transportation $442 $2,425,696 3.5%
Other $328 $1,800,064 2.6%
Total Support $3,844 $21,095,872 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,907 $10,465,616 15.3%
Total Expenditures $12,461 $68,385,968 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,726 $3,430,735,424 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $372 $189,974,690 2.9%
Staff $466 $237,839,180 3.6%
General Administration $258 $131,587,327 2.0%
School Administration $597 $304,455,415 4.6%
Operation $916 $467,415,844 7.0%
Transportation $394 $200,978,343 3.0%
Other $284 $144,899,163 2.2%
Total Support $3,288 $1,677,152,877 25.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,014 $1,537,172,933 23.1%
Total Expenditures $13,027 $6,645,049,446 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%