Finlayson Elementary School

2159 Hwy 18
Finlayson, MN 55735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Finlayson Elementary School serves 61 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Finlayson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 61 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Finlayson Elementary School's student population of 61 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
61 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Finlayson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Finlayson Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1036 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Finlayson Elementary School's ranking?
Finlayson Elementary School is ranked #1036 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Finlayson Elementary School?
61 students attend Finlayson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Finlayson Elementary School students are White, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Finlayson Elementary School?
Finlayson Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Finlayson Elementary School offer ?
Finlayson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Finlayson Elementary School part of?
Finlayson Elementary School is part of Hinckley-Finlayson School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 61 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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