Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School

4030 Chowen Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School is 0.29, 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
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 1734 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
84%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School is ranked #72 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School?
337 students attend Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School?
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School offer ?
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School part of?
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School is part of Minneapolis Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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