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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
15%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.490.33
This chart display the diversity score of Emerson Elementary School and the average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
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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