Folwell Elementary School

  • Folwell Elementary School serves 355 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Folwell Elementary School operates within the Rochester Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 355 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students355 students
Folwell Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Folwell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Folwell Elementary School Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeFolwell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Folwell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Folwell Elementary School American Indian Students (2007-2012)
Asian
10%
6%
Folwell Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Folwell Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
10%
Folwell Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
71%
69%
Folwell Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Folwell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFolwell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.480.51
Folwell Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
31%
Folwell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Folwell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rochester Public School District's student population of 16,948 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,086 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,121 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameRochester Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
2
Number of Students Managed16,948522
Rochester Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$182 MM$6 MM
Rochester Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$183 MM$6 MM
Rochester Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,086$12,051
Rochester Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,121$11,992
Rochester Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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