415 4th Ave Se
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Marcy Open Elementary School serves 761 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Marcy Open Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Marcy Open Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Marcy Open Elementary School's student population of 761 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Marcy Open Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Marcy Open Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1294 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
40%
11%
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White
41%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.75 out of 5  (4 reviews)
1  
This school is always saying how it is a peace school some kid just got beat up came back and got beat up again and some who the FDA has not busted them for food poisoning because the food is trash and there is as a teacher that none likes well to and they have to get friar teacher
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5  
Great school, super involved community. Great teachers and staff, no staff turnover. Wouldn`t have chosen any other public school!
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4  
Marcy is the best school I could ever have gone to, the teachers are nice the school food isn't the best but eatable and I made many friends there
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5  
I love Marcy. There's a great combination of good teachers and social atmosphere. Diversity is a big plus, teaching our kids a great lesson of different races and cultures living together. I think Marcy is a great school to prepare kids to be global citizens.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 761 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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