Maple River West Elementary School

311 Willard St
Good Thunder, MN 56037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Maple River West Elementary School serves 223 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Maple River West Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Maple River West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Maple River West Elementary School's student population of 223 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

Maple River West Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Maple River West Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#21 out of 1789 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.220.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaple River 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 Maple River West Elementary School is Maple River Secondary (7.7 miles away)
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