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 32% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students689 students
Ellis Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ellis Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Ellis Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeEllis Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Ellis Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
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)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Ellis Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEllis Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN 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.
0.550.51
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 (1988-2015)
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 (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Austin Public School District's student population of 4,877 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,430 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,493 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameAustin Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed4,877522
Austin Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$53 MM$6 MM
Austin Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$53 MM$6 MM
Austin Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,430$12,051
Austin Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,493$11,992
Austin Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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