Golden Lake Elementary School

  • Golden Lake Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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.
  • Golden Lake Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Golden Lake Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Golden Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden Lake Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#348 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Golden Lake 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 Golden Lake 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 Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Golden Lake Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Golden Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Golden Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Golden Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Golden Lake 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
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Golden Lake Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.570.53
This chart display the diversity score of Golden Lake 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
32%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Golden Lake 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 NameCentennial Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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