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Prairie Ridge Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 337-0630

2294 South 9Th St

Kalamazoo, Michigan


About Prairie Ridge Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Prairie Ridge Elementary School is one of 25 schools found in the Kalamazoo Public Schools district of Michigan.

Prairie Ridge Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 540 students.

The number of teachers at Prairie Ridge Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Prairie Ridge Elementary School is $65,752, which is higher than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Students by Year Group
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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 Ridge Elementary School 540$8,16419$65,7520.66
Youth Advancement Academy (0.95 miles) 42$20,04211$33,8000.49
Linden Grove Middle School (2.24 miles) 746$7,72222$59,1440.64
Arcadia Elementary School (2.43 miles) 377$9,76216$59,1260.67
Winchell Elementary School (3.16 miles) 479$7,14621$63,5900.51
Angling Road Elementary School (3.34 miles) 356$9,28017$62,7930.42

Prairie Ridge Elementary School

Number of pupils540
Funding per pupil$8,164
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$65,752
Diversity index0.66

Youth Advancement Academy (0.95 miles)

Number of pupils42
Funding per pupil$20,042
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$33,800
Diversity index0.49

Linden Grove Middle School (2.24 miles)

Number of pupils746
Funding per pupil$7,722
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$59,144
Diversity index0.64

Arcadia Elementary School (2.43 miles)

Number of pupils377
Funding per pupil$9,762
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$59,126
Diversity index0.67

Winchell Elementary School (3.16 miles)

Number of pupils479
Funding per pupil$7,146
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$63,590
Diversity index0.51

Angling Road Elementary School (3.34 miles)

Number of pupils356
Funding per pupil$9,280
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$62,793
Diversity index0.42
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Rankings within Michigan
There are 3,555 schools in Michigan. Rankings don't always go up to 3,555 because some schools have missing data.
842ndlargest school
933rdhighest number of FTE teachers
2080thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
890thhighest average teaching salary
1178thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1589thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
150thhighest diversity index
1396thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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