Dakota Elementary School

  • Dakota Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dakota Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 26%.

Top Placements

Dakota Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Dakota Elementary School's student population of 278 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dakota Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 454 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dakota Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#217 out of 454 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
5%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
68%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dakota Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.510.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinot 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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