Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School

Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School serves 447 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School operates within the Duluth Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 447 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 447 students
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lowell Music Magnet 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 0.35 is less 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 14:1 14:1
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
6%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
5%
10%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
72%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lowell Music Magnet 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.
0.35 0.45
Lowell Music Magnet 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.
39%
31%
Lowell Music Magnet 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.
8%
7%
Lowell Music Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,009 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Duluth Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
2
Number of Students Managed 11,009 518
Duluth Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $134 MM $6 MM
Duluth Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $6 MM
Duluth Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,909 $11,416
Duluth Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,248 $11,593
Duluth 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 Arrowhead Juvenile Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Arrowhead Juvenile Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arrowhead Juvenile Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Duluth Arrowhead Juvenile Center
    Alternative School
    1918 Arlington Ave
    Duluth , MN , 55811
    (218)625-6708
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Duluth Early Childhood Special Education Elementary School
    Special Education School
    215 North 1st Ave East
    Duluth , MN , 55802
    (218)336-8742
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Duluth Secondary Technical Center
    Vocational School
    802 East Central Entrance
    Duluth , MN , 55811
    (218)336-8975
    Vocational School
    1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Duluth Duluth Edison Charter School
    Charter School
    3301 Technology Dr
    Duluth , MN , 55811
    (218)728-9556
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  901  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Duluth Chester Creek Academy
    Alternative School
    714 1/2 West College St
    Duluth , MN , 55811
    (218)728-5722
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  1-12

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Duluth, 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 0.78, which is higher than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Duluth is Chattahoochee Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.