Horace May Elementary School

Horace May Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Horace May Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Horace May Elementary School's student population of 468 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Horace May 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 Horace May Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#802 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBemidji Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horace May Elementary School is Treknorth High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bemidji Middle Alp (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul Bunyan Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bemidji Paul Bunyan Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 226 students
    0.1 miles
    3300 Gillett Dr Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3100
    0.1 PK-1 226
  • Bemidji Treknorth High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
    1.1 miles
    2400 Pine Ridge Avenue Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1888
    1.1 9-12 140
  • Bemidji Bemidji Middle Alp Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8
    1.4 miles
    1910 Middle School Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3215
    1.4 6-8 n/a
  • Bemidji Bemidji Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,053 student
    1.4 miles
    1910 Middle School Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3215
    1.4 6-8 1,053
  • Bemidji Trek North Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 111 students
    1.4 miles
    2400 Pine Ridge Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1888
    1.4 6-8 111

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