Comfrey Elementary School

  • Comfrey Elementary School serves 63 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (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 50-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Comfrey 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 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Comfrey Elementary School's student population of 63 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Comfrey 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 Comfrey Elementary School is 0.11, 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#1285 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.110.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
27%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameComfrey Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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