61085 State Hwy 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
East Central Elementary School serves 381 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

East Central Elementary School's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

East Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 East Central Elementary School is 0.29, 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
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#849 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
84%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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