Blue Heron Elementary School

  • Blue Heron Elementary School serves 858 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blue Heron Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Blue Heron Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Blue Heron Elementary School's student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Heron Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Heron Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#184 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
83%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentennial Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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