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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 8 public elementary schools in Grand Rapids Public School District, serving 2,747 students.
  • Public elementary school in Grand Rapids Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Minnesota public elementary school average of 61%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 61% statewide average). This district's average elementary school ranking is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Minnesota.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Grand Rapids Public School District are Murphy Elementary School, Robert J. Elkington Middle School and Southwest Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public elementary school average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Minnesota public elementary school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameGrand Rapids Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.isd318.org
School District Phone Number(218)327-5704
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools8 Schools1,515 Schools
# of Students2,747 Students594,997 Students
# of Teachers151 Teachers38,513 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1

District Comparison

  • Grand Rapids Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 484 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand Rapids Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Rapids Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grand Rapids Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.270.56
# of American Indian Students79 Students10,374 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
2%
# of Asian Students8 Students41,781 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students64 Students57,718 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
10%
# of Black Students18 Students68,447 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# of White Students2,341 Students383,929 Students
% White Students
85%
65%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students468 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students235 Students32,280 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2310,675
# of Students in Kindergarten:30361,557
# of Students in 1st Grade:25763,591
# of Students in 2nd Grade:26164,458
# of Students in 3rd Grade:29765,783
# of Students in 4th Grade:29567,295
# of Students in 5th Grade:34467,750
# of Students in 6th Grade:28866,619
# of Students in 7th Grade:31854,818
# of Students in 8th Grade:33453,941
# of Students in 9th Grade:74,314
# of Students in 10th Grade:124,349
# of Students in 11th Grade:74,436
# of Students in 12th Grade:15,411
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,482 is higher than the state average of $11,468. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,848 is less than the state average of $11,559. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$46 MM$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grand Rapids Public   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$43 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Grand Rapids Public   School District and average spending for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,482$11,468
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grand Rapids Public   School District and average revenue per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,848$11,559
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grand Rapids Public   School District and average spending per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Grand Rapids Public School District Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bigfork Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    100 Huskie Blvd
    Bigfork, MN 56628
    (218)743-3444

    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
  • Cohasset Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    450 Columbus Ave
    Cohasset, MN 55721
    (218)327-5860

    Grades: K-4 | 245 students
  • Forest Lake Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    715 Nw 7th Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)327-5870

    Grades: K-4 | 354 students
  • Itaskin Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1880 River Rd
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)322-4129

    Grades: K-12 | 44 students
  • Middle Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1000 Ne 8th Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)327-5800

    Grades: 5-8 | 169 students
  • Murphy Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    822 Ne 5th Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)327-5880

    Grades: K-4 | 341 students
  • Robert J. Elkington Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1000 Ne 8th Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)327-5800

    Grades: 5-8 | 1053 students
  • Southwest Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    601 Sw 7th St
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218)327-5890

    Grades: K-4 | 360 students
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