Congdon Elementary School

3116 E Superior St
Duluth, MN 55812
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Congdon Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Congdon Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Congdon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Congdon Elementary School's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Congdon Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Congdon Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#37 out of 1793 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.310.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Congdon Elementary School is East High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ordean East Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth East High School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,464 student
    0.4 miles
    301 N 40th Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8845
    0.4 9-12 1,464
  • Duluth Ordean East Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
    0.9 miles
    2900 E 4th St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218) 336-8940
    0.9 6-8 973
  • Duluth Chester Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    1.6 miles
    714 1/2 W College St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 216-8325
    1.6 K-12 59
  • Duluth North Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,093 student
    2.0 miles
    3301 Technology Dr
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 728-9556
    2 K-8 1,093
  • Duluth Bethany Crises Shelter Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    2.6 miles
    110 W Redwing St
    Duluth, MN 55803
    (218) 728-7492
    2.6 K-12 1

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