Prairie Heights Middle School

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8/10
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Grades
5-8
Students
421
Type
Public
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Social Studies
74%
State avg: 65%
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Science
60%
State avg: 65%
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Math
58%
State avg: 58%
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4/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
92%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
3%
Native American or Native Alaskan
1%
Black
1%
Asian
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
428 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
395 South 1150 East
LaGrange, IN 46761
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