Folwell Elementary School

4.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
603 15th Ave Sw
Rochester, MN 55902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Folwell Elementary School serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Folwell Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Folwell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Folwell Elementary School's student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Folwell Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Folwell Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#166 out of 1793 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
70%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.490.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Folwell Elementary School is Rochester Beacon Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rochester Math And Science Academy (0.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Being new to the state and school not only was folwell helpful and very nice the principal took it a step farther omg great school thank you for being amazing for me and my child
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4  
Great school, healthy environment, good kids. Occasionally misbehaving children.
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