Cass Lake-bena Elementary School

015 4th St Nw
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Cass Lake-bena Elementary School serves 534 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Cass Lake-bena Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Cass Lake-bena Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Cass Lake-bena Elementary School's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Cass Lake-bena Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cass Lake-bena 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1451 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
78%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.370.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCass Lake-Bena School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Cass Lake-bena Elementary School is Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr. (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cass Lake-bena Middle School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cass Lake Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr. Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 81 students
    0.1 miles
    208 Central Ave Nw
    Cass Lake, MN 56633
    (218) 335-2204
    0.1 7-12 81
  • Cass Lake Cass Lake-bena Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 355 students
    1.8 miles
    15314 State 371 Nw
    Cass Lake, MN 56633
    (218) 335-1911
    1.8 5-8 355
  • Cass Lake Cass Lake-bena Secondary Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
    1.8 miles
    15308 State 371 Nw
    Cass Lake, MN 56633
    (218) 335-2203
    1.8 9-12 237
  • Bemidji Bemidji Regional Interdist. Council Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 23 students
    12.5 miles
    1615 Nw 5th St
    Bemidji, MN 56619
    (218) 751-6622
    12.5 PK 23
  • Bemidji Lincoln Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    12.5 miles
    1617 5th St Ne
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3250
    12.5 PK-5 575

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