1414 15th Ave
International Falls, MN 56649
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Falls Elementary School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Falls Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Falls Elementary School's student population of 407 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Falls Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Falls Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#523 out of 1789 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
9%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
1%
12%
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White
85%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Falls Elementary School?

407 students attend Falls Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

85% of Falls Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Falls Elementary School?

Falls Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Falls Elementary School offer ?

Falls Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 407 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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