East Central Elementary School

61085 State Hwy 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, East Central Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 30% in MN
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

East Central Elementary School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

East Central Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Central Elementary School is 0.34, 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.
This School
State Level (MN)
#535 out of 1860 schools
(Top 30%)
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50-54%
45%
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50-54%
51%
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50-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
81%
63%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Central Elementary School's ranking?
East Central Elementary School is ranked #535 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are East Central Elementary School often compared to?
East Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hinckley Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend East Central Elementary School?
405 students attend East Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of East Central Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are American Indian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Central Elementary School?
East Central Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does East Central Elementary School offer ?
East Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is East Central Elementary School part of?
East Central Elementary School is part of East Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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