8560 Hwy 11
Birchdale, MN 56629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Indus Elementary School serves 62 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Indus Elementary School's student population of 62 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Indus Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1452 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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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
0.04
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 62 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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