Staples Elementary School

Staples Elementary School serves 369 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Staples Elementary School operates within the Staples-motley School District.

School Overview

The student population of 369 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 369 students
Staples Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Staples Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Staples Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Staples Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Staples Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
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.
0.12 0.48
Staples Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
31%
Staples Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
14%
7%
Staples Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Staples-motley School District's student population of 1,200 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,230 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Staples-motley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,200 494
Staples-motley   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Staples-motley   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $16 MM n/a
Staples-motley   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,230 n/a
Staples-motley   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,143 n/a
Staples-motley   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
    0.3 miles
    401 Centennial Ln
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2431
    0.39-12391
  • StaplesFreshwater Ed. Dist. AlcAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 84 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 5th St Ne
    StaplesMN 56479
    (218)894-2439
    0.86-1284
  • Motley Motley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 188 students
    7.3 miles
    999 Nofound St
    MotleyMN 56466
    (218)352-6315
    7.3PK-5188
  • MotleyMotley-staples Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 252 students
    7.3 miles
    132 1st Ave South
    MotleyMN 56466
    (218)352-6315
    7.36-8252
  • VerndaleVerndale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 262 students
    11 miles
    411 Sw Brown St
    VerndaleMN 56481
    (218)445-5184
    11PK-6262

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