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Prairie Heights Elem (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (785) 499-6313

801 Center Street

Alta Vista, Kansas


About Prairie Heights Elem
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Prairie Heights Elem is one of 5 schools found in the Morris County district of Kansas.

Prairie Heights Elem is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Kansas, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 87 students.

The number of teachers at Prairie Heights Elem has increased in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately increased.

At Prairie Heights Elem, the average teaching salary of $43,936 is lower than the Kansas state average of $47,613.

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Prairie Heights Elem

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Prairie Heights Elem 87$1,64910$43,9360.19
Prairie Heights Elem (6.22 miles) 0
Council Grove Middle School (13.73 miles) 0
Council Grove Elementary School (14 miles) 343$1,19814$39,3490.26
White City Elem (14.07 miles) 113$7,57910$30,6190.09
White City High (14.07 miles) 47$18,2217$51,0310.16

Prairie Heights Elem

Number of pupils87
Funding per pupil$1,649
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$43,936
Diversity index0.19

Prairie Heights Elem (6.22 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Council Grove Middle School (13.73 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
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Diversity index

Council Grove Elementary School (14 miles)

Number of pupils343
Funding per pupil$1,198
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$39,349
Diversity index0.26

White City Elem (14.07 miles)

Number of pupils113
Funding per pupil$7,579
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$30,619
Diversity index0.09

White City High (14.07 miles)

Number of pupils47
Funding per pupil$18,221
Pupils per teacher7
Average teacher salary$51,031
Diversity index0.16
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Rankings within Kansas
There are 1,338 schools in Kansas. Rankings don't always go up to 1,338 because some schools have missing data.
1185thlargest school
1111thhighest number of FTE teachers
283rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
858thhighest average teaching salary
606thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
499thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
981sthighest diversity index
1169thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 6th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 186 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 186 days

12th Grade: 181 days

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