Bamber Valley Elementary School

  • Bamber Valley Elementary School serves 856 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Bamber Valley Elementary School's student population of 856 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students856 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bamber Valley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bamber Valley Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#775 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bamber Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bamber Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
61%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bamber Valley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.580.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bamber Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameROCHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Bamber Valley Elementary School is Prairiecare (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Prairiecare (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Prairiecare (0.8 miles away)
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