Lowell Elementary School

  • Lowell Elementary School serves 374 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Lowell Elementary School operates within the Duluth Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 374 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students374 students
Lowell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lowell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Lowell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLowell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Lowell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
3%
2%
Lowell Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Lowell Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Lowell Elementary School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
9%
10%
Lowell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
76%
69%
Lowell Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Lowell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLowell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.410.51
Lowell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
31%
Lowell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Lowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Duluth Public School District's student population of 8,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,919 is higher than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,114 is higher than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has grown by 49% over four years.
School District NameDuluth Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
2
Number of Students Managed8,813522
Duluth Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$132 MM$6 MM
Duluth Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$187 MM$6 MM
Duluth Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,919$12,051
Duluth Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$21,114$11,992
Duluth Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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