Mountain Lake Elementary School

Mountain Lake Elementary School serves 258 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Mountain Lake Elementary School operates within the Mountain Lake School District.

Overview

The student population of 258 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 258 students
Mountain Lake Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Mountain Lake Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mountain Lake Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Mountain Lake Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Mountain Lake Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2011)
Asian
11%
6%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
19%
8%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
10%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
64%
71%
Mountain Lake Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mountain Lake 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.
0.55 0.31
Mountain Lake Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
32%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
18%
7%
Mountain Lake Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,294 is higher than the state average of $11,416. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,992 is higher than the state average of $11,593. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Mountain Lake School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 488 508
Mountain Lake School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $6 MM
Mountain Lake School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $6 MM $6 MM
Mountain Lake School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,294 $11,416
Mountain Lake School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,992 $11,593
Mountain Lake School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • Mountain LakeMountain Lake Secondary
    450 12th St
    Mountain LakeMN 56159
    (507)427-2323
    0 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 230 students                      
  • ButterfieldButterfield Elementary School
    440 Hubbard Ave
    ButterfieldMN 56120
    (507)956-2771
    6.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 120 students                      
  • ButterfieldButterfield Secondary
    440 Hubbard Ave
    ButterfieldMN 56120
    (507)956-2771
    6.9 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 101 students                      
  • WindomRed Rock Ridge Area Learning Center
    Alternative School
    68 10th St
    WindomMN 56101
    (507)831-6935
    Alternative School

    10.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 39 students                      
  • WindomRed Rock Ridge Learning Center
    Special Education School
    68 10th St
    WindomMN 56101
    (507)831-6935
    Special Education School

    10.3 mi | Gr. 1-12 | 23 students                      

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