Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School

  • Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School serves 137 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cornerstone Montessori 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School's student population of 137 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School is 0.68, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1338 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
15%
11%
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White
51%
66%
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score0.680.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCornerstone Montessori Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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