Prairie Creek is a community school. Parents, teachers, staff, and students cooperate with one another, and with others outside the school to create a joyful and challenging climate for learning.
PCCS is a child-centered school. We help children discover the power and excitement of their minds, their feelings and bodies, their relationships, their art.
We assure children of their value, encourage their accomplishments, and respect their individual learning styles.
We value diversity. PCCS is a progressive school. We emphasize cooperation, promote self-reflection, support innovation, and value change.
We share our philosophy and practice with others and learn from them.
PCCS aims to make the world a better place. We value justice, gender-fairness, and conflict resolution.
We educate children to live as responsive, responsible members of their own communities, now and in the future.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 69 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
69 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Prairie Creek Community Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Prairie Creek is a community school. Parents, teachers, staff, and students cooperate with one another, and with others outside the school to create a joyful and challenging climate for learning. PCCS is a child-centered school. We help children discover the power and excitement of their minds, their feelings and bodies, their relationships, their art. We assure children of their value, encourage their accomplishments, and respect their individual learning styles. We value diversity. PCCS is a progressive school. We emphasize cooperation, promote self-reflection, support innovation, and value change. We share our philosophy and practice with others and learn from them. PCCS aims to make the world a better place. We value justice, gender-fairness, and conflict resolution. We educate children to live as responsive, responsible members of their own communities, now and in the future.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 69 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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