East Central Elementary School

61085 State Hwy 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
East Central Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
East Central Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

East Central Elementary School's student population of 407 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

East Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Central Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#749 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
7%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.240.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to East Central Elementary School is East Central Senior Secondary (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willow River Elementary School (5.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Finlayson East Central Senior Secondary Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 312 students
    0.0 miles
    61085 State Hwy 23
    Finlayson, MN 55735
    (320) 245-2931
    0 7-12 312
  • Sandstone Crossroads Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    Grades: 7-12 | 26 students
    3.1 miles
    130 Oriole Ave E
    Sandstone, MN 55072
    (320) 245-2216
    3.1 7-12 26
  • Willow River Willow River Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 223 students
    5.9 miles
    8142 Pine St
    Willow River, MN 55795
    (218) 372-3131
    5.9 PK-6 223
  • Willow River Willow River Secondary Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 214 students
    5.9 miles
    8142 Pine St
    Willow River, MN 55795
    (218) 372-3131
    5.9 7-12 214
  • Finlayson Finlayson Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 70 students
    8.8 miles
    2159 Hwy 18
    Finlayson, MN 55735
    (320) 233-7611
    8.8 PK-6 70

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