Ellis Middle School

  • Ellis Middle School serves 689 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Ellis Middle School operates within the Austin Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 689 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 689 students
Ellis Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ellis Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Ellis Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ellis Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Ellis Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Ellis Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
25%
9%
Ellis Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
10%
Ellis Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
62%
69%
Ellis Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ellis Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Ellis Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ellis Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.32
Ellis Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
31%
Ellis Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Ellis Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Austin Public School District's student population of 4,877 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,593 in this district is less than the state average of $12,795. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,789 is higher than the state average of $13,079. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Austin Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed 4,877 522
Austin Public School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $7 MM
Austin Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $65 MM $7 MM
Austin Public School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,593 $12,795
Austin Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,789 $13,079
Austin Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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