401 Central Ave S
Lancaster, MN 56735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Lancaster Elementary School serves 115 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lancaster Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lancaster Elementary School's student population of 115 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Lancaster Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Lancaster Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
97%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lancaster Elementary School's ranking?

Lancaster Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Lancaster Elementary School?

115 students attend Lancaster Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

97% of Lancaster Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lancaster Elementary School?

Lancaster Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lancaster Elementary School offer ?

Lancaster Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 115 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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