678 Tiger Dr
Delano, MN 55328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Delano Elementary School serves 637 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Delano Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Delano Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Delano Elementary School's student population of 637 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Delano Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Delano Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#15 out of 1789 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
92%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Delano Elementary School's ranking?

Delano Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Delano Elementary School?

637 students attend Delano Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

92% of Delano Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Delano Elementary School?

Delano Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Delano Elementary School offer ?

Delano Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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