Barnum Elementary School

Barnum Elementary School serves 453 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Barnum Elementary School operates within the Barnum Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 453 students
Barnum Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Barnum Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Barnum Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Barnum Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
6%
Barnum Elementary School Asian (1988-2006)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Barnum Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
Barnum Elementary School Black (1994-2010)
White
93%
72%
Barnum Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Barnum Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Barnum Elementary 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.
0.13 0.30
Barnum Elementary 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.
33%
31%
Barnum Elementary 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.
11%
7%
Barnum Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Barnum Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 772 519
Barnum Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $6 MM
Barnum Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $6 MM
Barnum Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,949 $11,416
Barnum Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,557 $11,593
Barnum 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 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 Students Grades
  • Barnum Barnum Secondary
    3675 County Rd 140
    Barnum , MN 55707
    (218)389-3273
    0.5  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Moose Lake Moose Lake Elementary School
    413 Birch Ave
    Moose Lake , MN 55767
    (218)485-4834
    4.8  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Moose Lake Moose Lake Secondary
    413 Birch Ave
    Moose Lake , MN 55767
    (218)485-4622
    4.8  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Moose Lake Mcf-moose Lake/willow River High School
    Alternative School
    1000 Lake Shore Dr
    Moose Lake , MN 55767
    (218)485-5000
    Alternative School
    5.1  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sawyer Mash-ka-wisen High School
    Alternative School
    1150 Misson Rd
    Sawyer , MN 55780
    (218)384-4225
    Alternative School
    13  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Carlton County, MN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Carlton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.