Backus Elementary School (Closed 2007)

Backus Elementary School served 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2006-2007 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Backus Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Backus Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.040.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Backus Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePine River-Backus School District
Source: 2006-2007 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Backus Elementary School is Pine River-backus Area Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pine River-backus High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine River-backus Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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