Folwell Elementary School

  • Folwell Elementary School serves 385 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Folwell Elementary School's student population of 385 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folwell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Folwell Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#261 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
71%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Folwell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.480.34
This chart display the diversity score of Folwell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Folwell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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  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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