Lowell Elementary School

2000 Rice Lake Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Lowell Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lowell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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 414 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Lowell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#312 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
72%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.470.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lowell Elementary School is Arrowhead Juvenile Center (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth Arrowhead Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-12 | 22 students
    0.5 miles
    1918 Arlington Ave N
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 625-6766
    0.5 4-12 22
  • Duluth Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 140 students
    0.9 miles
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8744
    0.9 PK 140
  • Duluth Chester Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
    1.4 miles
    714 1/2 W College St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 216-8325
    1.4 K-12 59
  • Duluth North Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,093 student
    1.4 miles
    3301 Technology Dr
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 728-9556
    1.4 K-8 1,093
  • Duluth Myers-wilkins Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
    1.7 miles
    1027 N 8th Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55805
    (218) 336-8860
    1.7 PK-5 459

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