Folwell Elementary School

Folwell Elementary School serves 289 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Folwell Elementary School operates within the Rochester Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 289 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade Folwell Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more 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 17:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
10%
6%
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
4%
10%
White
73%
72%
All Ethnic Groups Folwell Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Folwell 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.
0.45 0.30
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.
15%
31%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Rochester Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
2
Number of Students Managed 16,326 519
District Total Revenue $182 MM $6 MM
Rochester Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $190 MM $6 MM
Rochester Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,190 $11,416
Rochester Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,681 $11,593
Rochester Public   School 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 Care & Treatment (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Care & Treatment (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rochester Math And Science Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RochesterRochester Math And Science Academy
    Charter School
    415 16th St Sw
    RochesterMN 55902
    (507)252-5995
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | 225 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • RochesterCare & Treatment
    Alternative School
    615 7th St Sw
    RochesterMN 55902
    (507)328-4310
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • RochesterEarly Childhood Year Round Elementary School
    Special Education School
    615 7th St Sw
    RochesterMN 55902
    (507)328-4526
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK                      
  • RochesterCampus School
    Alternative School
    615 7th St Sw
    RochesterMN 55902
    (507)328-4310
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 16 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • RochesterHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Washington Elementary School
    1200 11th Ave Nw
    RochesterMN 55901
    (507)328-3800
    1.3 mi | 342 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Rochester, 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 0.10, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Rochester is Esc Area Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.