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About This School

Prairie Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cedar Rapids. 523 students go to Prairie Heights Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 28% of the 523 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Prairie Heights Elementary School is 15:1. Prairie Crest Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 88%
Hispanic 5% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 6%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Asian 3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 28% 25%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Prairie Heights is an excellent school with caring administration and great teachers. My daughter has attended K-3rd grade there. We are relocating to another state and I hope her new school is as great as Heights!

  • (4 years ago)

    The priniciple and all of teachers care about each student reaching his or hers highest potential. This school is preparing our children to be the next generation of world leaders

  • (4 years ago)

    For the education my grandchildren have received/are receiving.

  • (4 years ago)

    Both of my children attended Prairie Hts and it was an incredible experience. Great teachers great staff great people!

  • (7 years ago)

    As a parent of two children who have attended to different elementry schools in the eastern Iowa area. Prairie Heights elementry is the most proactive schools we have found the administration and educators have given our children more opportunities for a great education than any other school we had researched. 'It is world class'

  • (9 years ago)

    I am an educator who does not work in the College Community School District I have found Prairie Heights to be outstanding. The teachers are highly qualified and the atmosphere is a very caring and nutturing one. The district is very helpful and the organization is impeccable. I would recommend it as one of the top schools and districts in linn county.

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