Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Emerson Elementary School operates within the Minneapolis Public School District.

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School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 511 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students511 students
Emerson Elementary School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Emerson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Emerson Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2016)
Students by GradeEmerson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Emerson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2016)
American Indian
2%
2%
Emerson Elementary School American Indian Students (1996-2016)
Asian
n/a
7%
Emerson Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
69%
9%
Emerson Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
11%
10%
Emerson Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
15%
68%
Emerson Elementary School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Emerson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsEmerson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.33
Emerson Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
31%
Emerson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
Emerson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Emerson Elementary School is Minneapolis Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Minneapolis Public School District's student population of 36,789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,566 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,218 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    100
    2
    Number of Students Managed36,789531
    Minneapolis Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    43%
    60%
    District Total Revenue$630 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$581 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,566$11,015
    District Spending / Student$16,218$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

    • The nearest high school to Emerson Elementary School is Mps Metro C (0.1 miles away)
    • The nearest middle school is Mps Metro C (0.1 miles away)
    • The nearest elementary school is Mps Metro C (0.1 miles away)
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