Barnum Elementary School

Barnum Elementary School serves 446 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Barnum Elementary School operates within the Barnum Public School District.

School Overview

The student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 446 students
Barnum Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Barnum Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Barnum Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Barnum Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Barnum Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
2%
Barnum Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Barnum Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
94%
71%
Barnum Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Barnum Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Barnum Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.32
Barnum Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
31%
Barnum Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Barnum Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 815 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,140 is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,485 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Barnum Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 815 528
Barnum Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $6 MM
Barnum Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $6 MM
Barnum Public   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,140 $12,051
Barnum Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,485 $11,992
Barnum Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Barnum Secondary (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fond Du Lac Ojibwe School (16.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moose Lake Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BarnumBarnum Secondary
    0.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 370 students3675 County Rd 140
    BarnumMN 55707
    (218)389-3273
    0.57-12370
  • Moose LakeMoose Lake Elementary School
    4.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 321 students413 Birch Ave
    Moose LakeMN 55767
    (218)485-4834
    4.8PK-6321
  • Moose LakeMoose Lake Secondary
    4.8 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 315 students413 Birch Ave
    Moose LakeMN 55767
    (218)485-4622
    4.87-12315
  • Moose LakeMcf-moose Lake/willow River High School
    Alternative School
    5.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 4 students1000 Lake Shore Dr
    Moose LakeMN 55767
    (218)485-5000
    5.19-124
  • SawyerMash-ka-wisen High School
    Alternative School
    13 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 9 students1150 Mission Rd
    SawyerMN 55780
    (218)384-4225
    137-129

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