Lancaster Elementary School

401 Central Ave S
Lancaster, MN 56735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lancaster Elementary School serves 102 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lancaster 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is lower than 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 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lancaster Elementary School's student population of 102 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students102 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Lancaster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Lancaster Elementary School is 0.11, 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
#956 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
94%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.110.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLancaster Public 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 Lancaster Elementary School is Lancaster Secondary (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kittson Central Elementary School (8.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lancaster Lancaster Secondary Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 77 students
    0.0 miles
    401 Central Ave S
    Lancaster, MN 56735
    (218) 762-5400
    0 7-12 77
  • Hallock Kittson Central Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 134 students
    8.4 miles
    444 N Ash St
    Hallock, MN 56728
    (218) 843-3682
    8.4 PK-6 134
  • Hallock Kittson Central Secondary Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 109 students
    8.4 miles
    444 N Ash
    Hallock, MN 56728
    (218) 843-3682
    8.4 7-12 109
  • Karlstad Karlstad Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 113 students
    23.3 miles
    303 Pembina Tr
    Karlstad, MN 56732
    (218) 436-2374
    23.3 PK-6 113
  • Karlstad Tri-county Secondary Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 85 students
    23.3 miles
    303 Pembina Tr
    Karlstad, MN 56732
    (218) 436-2374
    23.3 7-12 85

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