320 Garfield Ave
Mankato, MN 56003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Bridges Community Elementary School serves 221 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bridges Community Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Bridges Community Elementary School's student population of 221 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Bridges Community Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Bridges Community Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#8 out of 1789 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
85%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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