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Prairie Ridge High School
  • Public
  • CRYSTAL LAKE, IL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A

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Prairie Ridge High School is a top rated, public school located in CRYSTAL LAKE, IL. It has 1,304 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1230
319 responses
Average ACT
28
385 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$87,578
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,274
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$221,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 38 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 167 responses
  • Football games
    18%
  • Dress Up Days
    16%
  • All athletics, dances & theater
    15%
  • All the senior days
    12%
  • Homecoming Pep Rally
    12%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Theater
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,304
Free or Reduced Lunch
11%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 42 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 42 responses
98%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 42 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,770
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$22,626 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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