Barton Elementary School

4237 Colfax Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55409
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Top 20%
Serving 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Barton Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Top 20% in MN
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Barton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Barton Elementary School's student population of 495 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
495 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Barton Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Barton Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MN)
#299 out of 1860 schools
(Top 20%)
55%
45%
66%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
American Indian
2%
2%
Asian
2%
7%
Hispanic
11%
10%
Black
16%
12%
White
60%
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
0.60
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
26%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barton Elementary School's ranking?
Barton Elementary School is ranked #299 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Barton Elementary School often compared to?
Barton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Southside Family Charter School, Burroughs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend Barton Elementary School?
495 students attend Barton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Barton Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Barton Elementary School?
Barton Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Barton Elementary School offer ?
Barton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Barton Elementary School part of?
Barton Elementary School is part of Minneapolis Public School District.
In what neighborhood is Barton Elementary School located?
Barton Elementary School is located in the Southwest Minneapolis neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN. There are 14 other public schools located in Southwest Minneapolis.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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