Mountain Lake Elementary School

Tel: (507)427-3151
Grades: PK-6

254 students

Mountain Lake Elementary School serves 254 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Mountain Lake Elementary School operates within the Mountain Lake Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 254 students
Mountain Lake Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Mountain Lake Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mountain Lake Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 11:1 14:1
Mountain Lake Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
13%
6%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
19%
7%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
10%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
63%
72%
Mountain Lake Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mountain Lake Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Mountain Lake 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.
0.55 0.45
Mountain Lake 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.
42%
31%
Mountain Lake 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.
15%
7%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mountain Lake Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 475 518
Mountain Lake Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $6 MM
Mountain Lake Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $6 MM $6 MM
Mountain Lake Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,294 $11,416
Mountain Lake Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,992 $11,593
Mountain Lake Public s 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 Mountain Lake Secondary (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Red Rock Ridge Learning Center (10.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butterfield Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mountain Lake Mountain Lake Secondary
    450 12th St
    Mountain Lake , MN , 56159
    (507)427-2323
    0  mi  |  221  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Butterfield Butterfield Elementary School
    440 Hubbard Ave
    Butterfield , MN , 56120
    (507)956-2771
    6.9  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Butterfield Butterfield Secondary
    440 Hubbard Ave
    Butterfield , MN , 56120
    (507)956-2771
    6.9  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Windom Red Rock Ridge Setting Iv
    Special Education School
    68 10th St
    Windom , MN , 56101
    (507)831-6935
    Special Education School
    10.3  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Windom Red Rock Ridge Area Learning Center
    Alternative School
    68 10th St
    Windom , MN , 56101
    (507)831-6935
    Alternative School
    10.3  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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