Banfield Elementary School

  • Banfield Elementary School serves 453 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (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 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Banfield Elementary School's student population of 453 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Banfield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Banfield Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#986 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Banfield 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)
47%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banfield 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 Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Banfield Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Banfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Banfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Banfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
59%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Banfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banfield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.590.34
This chart display the diversity score of Banfield Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Banfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banfield 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 NameAustin Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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