Mesabi East Elementary School

  • Mesabi East Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mesabi East 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Mesabi East Elementary School's student population of 544 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mesabi East Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesabi East Elementary School is 0.13, 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#1043 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
92%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mesabi East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesabi East School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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