Prairie Creeks Charter School is located in Strasburg, CO and is one of 2 high schools in Strasburg School District 31j. It is a charter school that serves 2 students in grades 9-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Prairie Creeks Charter School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Colorado in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Prairie Creeks Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Prairie Creeks Charter School had 25% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Colorado had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Strasburg School District 31J spends $7,569 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 39% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Strasburg School District 31J District
In 2011, Prairie Creeks Charter School had 2 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Colorado average is 17 students per full-time equivalent teacher.