Academics

AcademicsOur breadth of curriculum and our innovative faculty foster the development of leaders for the 21st century. We realize that every child is unique. As a result, we cultivate and nurture each student’s personality, perspective, and dreams so that they reach their true potential as students, thinkers, and individuals.

Through our philosophy we call the “7 A’s,” The Prairie School shapes Academic, Artistic, Athletic, Altruistic, Active, Accountable, and Adaptable future leaders who stand ready for the challenges of tomorrow.

 

Academic Highlights:

Small Class Sizes, Individual Attention

The average student-to-faculty ratio at Prairie is 9 to 1, with a typical class size of 17. Small class sizes within a nurturing environment ensure personal attention.

Access To The Most Advanced Technology

Prairie’s integration of technology into every level of the curriculum prepares students to be leaders in today’s technological world. Our iPad One-to-One program, starting in 5th grade, demonstrates how we leverage educational technology to enhance the quality of a child’s experience.

Academic Test Scores and Graduate Success

During the last seven years, 20 of the 38 National Merit semi-finalists in Racine graduated from Prairie School. Our 2013 graduates received 223 offers of admission from 113 of the finest universities and colleges across the United States and our graduating class of 58 seniors were offered merit scholarships totaling more than $5.4 million!