Bluff View Elementary School

  • Bluff View Elementary School serves 659 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (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 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

Bluff View Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Bluff View Elementary School's student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluff View Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluff View Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. 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#636 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
90%
67%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluff View Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.190.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluff View Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake City Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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