Ellis Middle School

Ellis Middle School serves 954 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Ellis Middle School operates within the Austin Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 954 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 954 students
Ellis Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Ellis Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ellis Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Ellis Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
2%
6%
Ellis Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
20%
7%
Ellis Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
10%
Ellis Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
69%
72%
Ellis Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ellis Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ellis Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.48 0.45
Ellis Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
31%
Ellis Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Ellis Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,616 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Austin Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 4,616 518
District Total Revenue $52 MM $6 MM
Austin Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,959 $11,416
Austin Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,806 $11,593
Austin Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austin Community Learning Center (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Austin Community Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neveln Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Austin Neveln Elementary School
    1918 East Oakland Ave
    Austin , MN , 55912
    (507)460-1600
    0.3  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Austin Austin Community Learning Center
    Special Education School
    912 First Ave Ne
    Austin , MN , 55912
    (507)460-1700
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Austin Woodson Kindergarten Center
    1601 4th St Se
    Austin , MN , 55912
    (507)460-1400
    1.2  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Austin New Dominion Academy
    Alternative School
    1101 28th St Ne
    Austin , MN , 55912
    (507)434-8651
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Austin Austin Senior High School
    301 3rd St Nw
    Austin , MN , 55912
    (507)460-1800
    1.4  mi  |  1136  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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