Lake Benton Elementary School

  • Lake Benton Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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.
  • Lake Benton 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lake Benton Elementary School's student population of 140 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Benton 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 Lake Benton Elementary School is 0.12, 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 Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.120.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Benton Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Benton Heartland Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 17 students
    0.0 miles
    2171 100th Ave
    Lake Benton, MN 56149
    (507) 368-3250
    0.0 K-8 17
  • Lake Benton Lake Benton Secondary
    Grades: 7-12
    0.0 miles
    101 Garfield St
    Lake Benton, MN 56149
    (507) 368-4241
    0.0 7-12 n/a
  • Tyler Rtr Alc Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    7.4 miles
    100 Strong St
    Tyler, MN 56178
    (507) 247-5911
    7.4 9-12 n/a
  • Tyler Rtr Alp Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    7.6 miles
    100 Strong Street
    Tyler, MN 56178
    (507) 247-5911
    7.6 9-12 n/a
  • Tyler Rtr High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 167 students
    7.6 miles
    100 Strong St
    Tyler, MN 56178
    (507) 247-5913
    7.6 9-12 167

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