Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School

  • Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School serves 144 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (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 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School's student population of 144 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School is 0.19, which is less 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#1308 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
90%
67%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.190.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heron Lake-okabena 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 NameHERON LAKE-OKABENA SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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