Lowell Elementary School

  • Lowell Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lowell Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lowell Elementary School's student population of 345 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowell Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank
10%
13%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
74%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.440.33
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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