Aurora Elementary School

  • Aurora Elementary School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Aurora Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 26%.

Top Placements

Aurora Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Aurora Elementary School's student population of 517 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurora Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 454 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aurora Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#57 out of 454 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
89%
74%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aurora Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.210.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Fargo 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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