Central Elementary School

815 Beltrami Ave
Bemidji, MN 56601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Central Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Central 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 Central Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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
#1335 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
31%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
51%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.630.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBemidji Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Central Elementary School is Bemidji Area Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
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