Lester Prairie Elementary School
Lester Prairie Elementary School serves 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Lester Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 242 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MN
- Math Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
Lester Prairie Elementary School's student population of 242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lester Prairie 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 Lester Prairie Elementary School is 0.38, 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
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#668 out of 1789 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education
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