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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 2 public schools in Mesabi East School District, serving 992 students. Mesabi East School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
  • Public schools in Mesabi East School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
  • The top ranked public schools in Mesabi East School District are Mesabi East Elementary School and Mesabi East Secondary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameMesabi East School District
School District Websitehttp://www.mesabieast.k12.mn.us/
School District Phone Number(218) 229-3321
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools2 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students992 Students885,743 Students
# of Teachers62 Teachers55,871 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Mesabi East School District, which is ranked within the
    4/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mesabi East   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesabi East   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mesabi East   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.140.54
# of American Indian Students19 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
2%
# of Asian Students2 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students7 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# of Black Students7 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# of White Students920 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
93%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students37 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5522,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:6164,201
# of Students in 1st Grade:5663,591
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6964,458
# of Students in 3rd Grade:7365,783
# of Students in 4th Grade:7967,295
# of Students in 5th Grade:8667,750
# of Students in 6th Grade:6566,619
# of Students in 7th Grade:7666,206
# of Students in 8th Grade:7666,474
# of Students in 9th Grade:7867,065
# of Students in 10th Grade:8266,025
# of Students in 11th Grade:7266,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:6470,877
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,864 is higher than the state average of 11483. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,883 is higher than the state average of $11,614. 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$12 MM5914000
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Spending$11 MM5981000
This chart display total spending of Mesabi East   School District and average spending for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,86411483
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mesabi East   School District and average revenue per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,88311614
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mesabi East   School District and average spending per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Mesabi East School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Mesabi East Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    601 N 1st St W
    Aurora, MN 55705
    (218) 229-3321

    Grades: PK-6 | 544 students
  • Mesabi East Secondary Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    601 N 1st St W
    Aurora, MN 55705
    (218) 229-3321

    Grades: 7-12 | 448 students
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