311 Willard St
Good Thunder, MN 56037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Maple River West Elementary School serves 158 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 16:1 is higher 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 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Maple River West Elementary School's student population of 158 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 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 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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