Bakken Elementary School

  • Bakken Elementary School serves 627 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower 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 32% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bakken Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 26%.

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School Overview

  • Bakken Elementary School's student population of 627 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students627 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bakken Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bakken Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bakken Elementary School is 0.49, which is more 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)#429 out of 454 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
13%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
32%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
5%
12%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
5%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
70%
74%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bakken Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.490.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bakken Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliston 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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