Big Woods Elementary School

  • Big Woods Elementary School serves 638 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 77% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Big Woods Elementary School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Woods Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Woods Elementary School is 0.21, which is less 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#45 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
89%
67%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Woods Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.210.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Michael-albertville Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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