Donald J. Yacks Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Donald J. Yacks Elementary School served 512 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 69% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
3%
2%
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Asian
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
43%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
31%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.690.34
This chart display the diversity score of Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Donald J. Yacks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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