720 N Central Ave
Duluth, MN 55807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laura Macarthur Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Laura Macarthur 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 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Laura Macarthur Elementary School's student population of 311 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Laura Macarthur 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 Laura Macarthur Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#1296 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
9%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
64%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
19%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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