Dowling Elementary School

  • Dowling Elementary School serves 503 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Dowling Elementary School operates within the Minneapolis Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students503 students
Dowling Elementary School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Dowling Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Dowling Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2016)
Students by GradeDowling Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Dowling Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2016)
American Indian
1%
2%
Dowling Elementary School American Indian Students (1996-2016)
Asian
1%
7%
Dowling Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Dowling Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
31%
10%
Dowling Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
53%
68%
Dowling Elementary School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Dowling Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsDowling Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.52
Dowling Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
31%
Dowling Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
Dowling Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Minneapolis Public School District's student population of 36,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,566 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,218 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
100
2
Number of Students Managed36,789531
Minneapolis Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$630 MM$6 MM
Minneapolis Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$581 MM$6 MM
Minneapolis Public School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$17,566$11,015
Minneapolis Public School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$16,218$11,205
Minneapolis Public School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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Minnesota public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is same as the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Minnesota is Roseville Public School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.