Grainwood Elementary School

  • Grainwood Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Grainwood 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 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Grainwood Elementary School's student population of 411 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grainwood 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 Grainwood Elementary School is 0.45, 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#725 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grainwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
11%
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White
73%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grainwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.450.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grainwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrior Lake-Savage Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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