Staples Elementary School

Staples Elementary School serves 368 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Staples Elementary School operates within the Staples-motley School District.

Overview

The student population of 368 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 368 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
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 0.14 is less 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 11:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
2%
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
2%
10%
White
93%
71%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.14 0.31
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.
43%
32%
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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,178 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,834 is higher than the state average of $11,416. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,815 is higher than the state average of $11,593. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Staples-motley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,178 508
District Total Revenue $16 MM $6 MM
District Spending $16 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,834 $11,416
District Spending / Student $11,815 $11,593
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 Staples-motley Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freshwater Ed. Dist. Alc (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Freshwater Ed. Dist. Alc (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • StaplesStaples-motley Senior High School
    401 Centennial Ln
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2431
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 379 students                      
  • StaplesCentral Minnesota Online Learning
    1100 5th St Ne
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2439
    0.7 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • StaplesFreshwater Ed Virtual Schools Cons. High School
    1100 Fifth St N.e.
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2439
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • StaplesFreshwater Ed. Dist. Alc
    Alternative School
    1100 5th St Ne
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2439
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 87 students                      
  • StaplesConnections High School
    Charter School
    104 Mini Dr
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)296-1888
    Charter School

    1.6 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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