Indus Elementary School

8560 Hwy 11
Birchdale, MN 56629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Indus Elementary School serves 62 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Indus 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Indus Elementary School's student population of 62 students has grown by 58% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Indus 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 Indus Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#714 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
98%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.040.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Koochiching School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Indus Elementary School is Indus Secondary (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falls Secondary (21.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birchdale Indus Secondary Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 52 students
    0.0 miles
    8560 Hwy 11
    Birchdale, MN 56629
    (218) 634-2425
    0 7-12 52
  • International Falls Falls Secondary Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 592 students
    21.9 miles
    1515 11th St
    International Falls, MN 56649
    (218) 283-2571
    21.9 6-12 592
  • International Falls Falls Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    22.1 miles
    1414 15th Ave
    International Falls, MN 56649
    (218) 283-2571
    22.1 PK-5 477
  • Littlefork Littlefork-big Falls Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 189 students
    22.5 miles
    700 Main St
    Littlefork, MN 56653
    (218) 278-6641
    22.5 PK-6 189
  • Littlefork Littlefork-big Falls Secondary Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
    22.5 miles
    700 Main St
    Littlefork, MN 56653
    (218) 278-6614
    22.5 7-12 150

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