Hawthorne Elementary School

  • Hawthorne Elementary School serves 440 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) 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 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 440 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorne Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. 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#945 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorne 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)
48%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hawthorne Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
65%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hawthorne 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
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorne Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.520.33
This chart display the diversity score of Hawthorne 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
50%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawthorne 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
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorne 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 NameAlbert Lea Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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