Indus Elementary School serves 56 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Indus Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 56 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MN
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Indus Elementary School's student population of 56 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Indus Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Indus Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1466 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Indus Elementary School's ranking?
Indus Elementary School is ranked #1466 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Indus Elementary School?
56 students attend Indus Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Indus Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Indus Elementary School?
Indus Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Indus Elementary School offer ?
Indus Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Indus Elementary School part of?
Indus Elementary School is part of South Koochiching School District.
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