Barnum Elementary School

  • Barnum Elementary School serves 428 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Barnum Elementary School operates within the Barnum Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 428 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students428 students
Barnum Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Barnum Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Barnum Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBarnum Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Barnum Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
2%
Barnum Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Barnum Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2006)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Barnum Elementary School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
n/a
10%
Barnum Elementary School Black Students (1996-2010)
White
92%
69%
Barnum Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Barnum Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBarnum Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.51
Barnum Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
31%
Barnum Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Barnum Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Barnum Public School District's student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,483 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,867 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBarnum Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed794522
Barnum Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8 MM$6 MM
Barnum Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$6 MM
Barnum Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,483$12,051
Barnum Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,867$11,992
Barnum Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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