1979 Summit Ln
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Mendota Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Mendota Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 70-74% (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 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mendota Elementary School's student population of 427 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Mendota Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Mendota Elementary School is 0.41, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#141 out of 1789 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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