Homecroft Elementary School

4784 Howard Gnesen Rd
Duluth, MN 55803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Homecroft Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Homecroft 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Homecroft Elementary School's student population of 368 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Homecroft Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Homecroft Elementary School is 0.10, 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
#312 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.100.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth 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 Homecroft Elementary School is Bethany Crises Shelter (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth Bethany Crises Shelter Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    1.3 miles
    110 W Redwing St
    Duluth, MN 55803
    (218) 728-7492
    1.3 K-12 1
  • Duluth Rockridge Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 93 students
    1.3 miles
    4849 Ivanhoe St
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8955
    1.3 6-12 93
  • Duluth North Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,093 student
    2.2 miles
    3301 Technology Dr
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 728-9556
    2.2 K-8 1,093
  • Duluth Arrowhead Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-12 | 22 students
    3.0 miles
    1918 Arlington Ave N
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 625-6766
    3 4-12 22
  • Duluth Chester Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    3.0 miles
    714 1/2 W College St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 216-8325
    3 K-12 59

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