405 Elm St
Circle Pines, MN 55014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Blue Heron Elementary School serves 858 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Blue Heron Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Heron Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Heron Elementary School is 0.37, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#68 out of 1789 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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