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Prairie Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (262) 970-2205

1801 Center Rd

Waukesha, Wisconsin


About Prairie Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Prairie Elementary is one of 27 schools found in the Waukesha School District of Wisconsin.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 324 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Prairie Elementary is $66,213, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of $55,165.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

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 Elementary 324$11,02514$66,2130.38
Whittier Elementary (1.21 miles) 288$15,88410$66,0680.67
South High (1.3 miles) 1073$12,75714$75,4750.60
Waukesha Academy of Health Professions (1.38 miles) 149$5,62774$156,4460.45
Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy (1.39 miles) 175$6,02755$125,4260.35
eAchieve Academy - Wisconsin (1.67 miles) 595$6,95733$92,2110.26

Prairie Elementary

Number of pupils324
Funding per pupil$11,025
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$66,213
Diversity index0.38

Whittier Elementary (1.21 miles)

Number of pupils288
Funding per pupil$15,884
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$66,068
Diversity index0.67

South High (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils1073
Funding per pupil$12,757
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$75,475
Diversity index0.60

Waukesha Academy of Health Professions (1.38 miles)

Number of pupils149
Funding per pupil$5,627
Pupils per teacher74
Average teacher salary$156,446
Diversity index0.45

Waukesha Engineering Preparatory Academy (1.39 miles)

Number of pupils175
Funding per pupil$6,027
Pupils per teacher55
Average teacher salary$125,426
Diversity index0.35

eAchieve Academy - Wisconsin (1.67 miles)

Number of pupils595
Funding per pupil$6,957
Pupils per teacher33
Average teacher salary$92,211
Diversity index0.26
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Rankings within Wisconsin
There are 2,291 schools in Wisconsin. Rankings don't always go up to 2,291 because some schools have missing data.
1153rdlargest school
1155thhighest number of FTE teachers
1179thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
212thhighest average teaching salary
1211thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1314thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
686thhighest diversity index
615thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Minimum instructional hours unknown.

Kindergarten: Unknown

1st Grade - 11th Grade: Unknown

12th Grade: Unknown

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