Gideon Pond Elementary School

  • Gideon Pond Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gideon Pond Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Gideon Pond Elementary School's student population of 483 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gideon Pond Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Gideon Pond Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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#813 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
48%
11%
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White
35%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.640.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurnsville Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gideon Pond Elementary School is Deaf/hard Of Hearing (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burnsville Deaf/hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    0.0 miles
    613 E 130 St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3090
    0.0 PK-12 41
  • Burnsville Joseph Nicollet Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 80 students
    0.5 miles
    400 E 134th St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-2600
    0.5 6-8 80
  • Burnsville Sky Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    0.6 miles
    100 E 134th St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3700
    0.6 PK-5 496
  • Burnsville Early Education Program & Services Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 237 students
    0.7 miles
    202 West Burnsville Pkwy
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-6263
    0.7 PK 237
  • Burnsville Options Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 28 students
    0.7 miles
    151 W Burnsville Pkwy Ste 100
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 564-3000
    0.7 4-12 28

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