Bright Water Elementary School

  • Bright Water Elementary School serves 175 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Bright Water Elementary School's student population of 175 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 114% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bright Water Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bright Water Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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#1186 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
43%
11%
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White
40%
67%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bright Water Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.650.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bright Water Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBright Water Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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