About Us


flag pollWelcome to Prairie Creek Elementary School! Located in southern Olathe, more than 508 students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade join us each day on their path to life-long learning. Our staff provides 21st Century educational learning opportunities that meet each child’s individual needs. Prairie Creek Elementary is a four -year-old building that creates a unique and colorful learning environment for students, where class sizes average 25 students.

Our building has received Standards of Excellence in reading, math, writing, and science each year. Prairie Creek Elementary has also been recognized at the state level for academic excellence and received the Governor’s Achievement Award in 2008 for ranking in the top 5 percent of Kansas elementary schools.

In addition, Prairie Creek Elementary students experience band, orchestra, vocal music, physical education, art, a greenhouse, and library media services. All students have access to a computer lab, laptop carts, classroom computers, Interwrite tablets, document cameras and newsroom equipment.


Jody Cole, Principal