North Shore Community School

5926 Ryan Rd,

Duluth, MN, 55804-9672

Tel: (218)525-0663
Grades: PK-6

320 students

North Shore Community School serves 320 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
North Shore Community School operates within the North Shore Community School District.

Overview

The student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 320 students
North Shore Community School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
North Shore Community School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade North Shore Community School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 15:1 14:1
North Shore Community School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
10%
White
96%
72%
North Shore Community School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Shore Community School Sch Ethnicity North Shore Community 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.
0.08 0.45
North Shore Community School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
23%
31%
North Shore Community School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
20%
7%
North Shore Community School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 320 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name North Shore Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 320 518
North Shore Community  School District Number of Students Managed (2003-2012)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $6 MM
North Shore Community  School District Total Revenue (2002-2009)
District Spending $3 MM $6 MM
North Shore Community  School District Spending (2002-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,254 $11,416
North Shore Community  School District Revenue / Student (2003-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,236 $11,593
North Shore Community  School District Spending / Student (2003-2009)
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 Ordean Middle School (10.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ordean Middle School (10.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakewood Elementary School (6.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Duluth Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lakewood Elementary School
    5207 North Tischer Rd
    Duluth , MN , 55804
    (218)336-8870
    6.3  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Duluth Lester Park Elementary School
    5300 Glenwood Ave
    Duluth , MN , 55804
    (218)336-8875
    9.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Duluth Ordean Middle School
    301 North 40th Ave East
    Duluth , MN , 55804
    (218)336-8940
    10.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9
  • Duluth Woodland Hills Academy
    Alternative School
    110 West Redwing St
    Duluth , MN , 55803
    (218)728-7492
    Alternative School
    10.9  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Duluth Bethany Crises Shelter
    Alternative School
    110 West Redwing St
    Duluth , MN , 55803
    (218)728-7492
    Alternative School
    10.9  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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