502 W Highland Dr
Williston, ND 58802
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bakken Elementary School serves 627 students in grades 5-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 26% (majority American Indian and Black).

Top Rankings

Bakken Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

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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 Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Bakken Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 458 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 Data
This School
State Level (ND)
Overall Testing Rank
#391 out of 458 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
5%
12%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
5%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
70%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Students: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ND
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 20%)

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