Prairie Crossing Charter School

Public, Charter K-8

 1571 Jones Point Rd
       Grayslake, IL  60030-3536


 (847) 543-9722

District: Prairie Crossing Charter School

SchoolDigger Rank:
167th of 2,078 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/Teacher Ratio:  15.8
Number of students:  395
Kindergartners Immunized:  98.2%

Racial breakdown:

White:
66.6%
Asian:
18.2%
Hispanic:
6.3%
Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients:  2.8%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2016, Prairie Crossing Charter School ranked better than 92% of elementary schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016 the calculated Average Standard Score was 90.73. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016, Prairie Crossing Charter School ranked better than 95% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2016 the calculated Average Standard Score was 93.27. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (66.6%), Asian (18.2%), Hispanic (6.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 2.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Compare Details 98.2% of the Kindergarten students at Prairie Crossing Charter School have met state immunization requirements. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Prairie Crossing Charter School is 15.8. (See more...)
Compare Prairie Crossing Charter School employs 25 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2016 Rankings:

Prairie Crossing Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Prairie Crossing Charter School 167th of 2078 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Prairie Crossing Charter School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Prairie Crossing Charter School 66th of 1309 Illinois public middle schools. (See Prairie Crossing Charter School in the ranking list.)

Prairie Crossing Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Prairie Crossing Charter School 34th of 776 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 89.77 37th 1954 98.1%
2004 89.07 48th 1960 97.6%
2011 86.89 77th 2069 96.3%
2012 85.40 123rd 2084 94.1%
2013 90.82 112th 2085 94.6%
2014 88.40 175th 2015 91.3%
2015 84.44 293rd 2051 85.7%
2016 90.73 167th 2078 92.0%

Test score data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2011 89.33 32nd 1353 97.6%
2012 90.59 20th 1374 98.5%
2013 90.19 77th 1375 94.4%
2014 91.01 67th 1331 95.0%
2015 93.21 69th 1291 94.7%
2016 93.27 66th 1309 95.0%

Test score data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Test score data source: Illinois State Board of Education

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by a parent
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Open Quote Prairie Crossing is an excellent experience that can't be found at the other local district schools. The outdoor learning experiences, organic farm, unique environmental curriculum, and close-knit family of faculty & students was something we were so grateful that our child was able to experience for 9 wonderful years (K through 8 grade). She has blossomed into the creative, caring, intellectual, young woman that she is today because of those early years at PCCS.

PCCS critics can be angry, jealous, and try to shut it down, but those of us who have had the wonderful experience of having our children attend PCCS know what a special gem among schools that it is. Close Quote


by a parent
Friday, October 31, 2014

Open Quote PCCS does not have a school bus. Driving your kids to this school is not worth it. There are some lazy teachers at PCCS. So we recently moved our son to our public school. The main reason is that some teachers do not communicate or respond to your emails which impacts students and their grades. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2000 55 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a 0 59
2001 107 1 7 5 0 n/a n/a 0 120
2002 183 5 19 11 3 n/a n/a 0 221
2003 183 5 19 11 3 n/a n/a 0 221
2004 223 5 24 8 4 n/a n/a 0 264
2005 245 6 32 14 3 n/a n/a 0 300
2006 279 5 38 14 3 n/a n/a 0 339
2007 279 6 37 11 0 n/a n/a 13 346
2008 276 8 46 15 0 n/a n/a 15 360
2009 286 4 38 16 1 n/a n/a 16 361
2010 282 3 41 14 1 n/a n/a 21 362
2011 303 6 47 28 0 0 8 0 392
2012 296 5 45 18 2 2 23 0 391
2013 307 11 64 2 3 2 1 0 390
2014 290 15 73 1 3 2 0 0 384
2015 263 12 72 25 1 0 22 0 395

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2000 59 2.5 23.6 n/a
2001 120 0.0 0.0 n/a
2002 221 13.8 16.0 n/a
2003 221 13.8 16.0 n/a
2004 264 0.0 n/a n/a
2005 300 n/a n/a n/a
2006 339 2.0 169.5 n/a
2007 346 21.0 16.5 n/a
2008 360 21.0 17.1 n/a
2009 361 23.4 15.4 n/a
2010 362 22.8 15.8 n/a
2011 392 21.0 18.6 n/a
2012 391 21.7 17.9 2.0
2013 390 n/a n/a 1.8
2014 384 n/a n/a 0.8
2015 395 25.0 15.8 2.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2000 59 2.5 23.6 n/a
2001 120 0.0 0.0 n/a
2002 221 13.8 16.0 n/a
2003 221 13.8 16.0 n/a
2004 264 0.0 n/a n/a
2005 300 n/a n/a n/a
2006 339 2.0 169.5 n/a
2007 346 21.0 16.5 n/a
2008 360 21.0 17.1 n/a
2009 361 23.4 15.4 n/a
2010 362 22.8 15.8 n/a
2011 392 21.0 18.6 n/a
2012 391 21.7 17.9 2.0
2013 390 n/a n/a 1.8
2014 384 n/a n/a 0.8
2015 395 25.0 15.8 2.8

Test score data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Immunization Rates

Prairie Crossing Charter School

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Immunization Year Number of protected students Number of not protected students Students with medical exemption Students with religious exemption Students with approved immunization delay
Total 2009 356 6 n/a n/a n/a
Total 2010 359 4 n/a n/a n/a
Total 2011 384 7 n/a n/a n/a
Polio 2009 351 6 0 5 0
Polio 2010 351 4 1 7 0
Polio 2011 378 4 0 3 6
DTP 2009 352 6 0 4 0
DTP 2010 351 4 1 7 0
DTP 2011 378 4 0 3 6
Measles 2009 351 6 0 5 0
Measles 2010 348 4 3 8 0
Measles 2011 371 5 2 7 6
Mumps 2009 351 6 0 5 0
Mumps 2010 348 4 3 8 0
Mumps 2011 371 5 2 7 6
Rubella 2009 351 6 0 5 0
Rubella 2010 348 4 3 8 0
Rubella 2011 371 5 2 7 6
Hepatitus B 2009 150 1 0 0 0
Hepatitus B 2010 149 2 0 3 0
Hepatitus B 2011 166 2 0 3 4
HiB 2009 0 0 0 0 0
HiB 2010 0 0 0 0 0
HiB 2011 0 0 0 0 0
Chickenpox 2009 287 5 0 5 0
Chickenpox 2010 321 4 2 8 0
Chickenpox 2011 373 5 0 7 6

Test score data source: Illinois State Board of Education

About Immunization Rates:
Each year, public and private schools across the state are required to send data about their students’ vaccination status to the Illinois State Board of Education. The state Board of Education compiles the data and shares them with the Illinois Department of Public Health. Public health officials use the data to monitor trends, track compliance with state immunization laws and identify pockets of vulnerability should an outbreak occur.

Source: Chicago Tribune

At this time, SchoolDigger.com only shows immunization data for public schools.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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