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Overview

School District NameRochester Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.rochester.k12.mn.us/
School District Phone Number(507) 328-3000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools42 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students17,791 Students885,892 Students
# of Teachers1,124 Teachers55,880 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Rochester Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#246 out of 524 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rochester Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rochester 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rochester 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rochester Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.600.54
# of American Indian Students89 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# of Asian Students1,767 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
10%
7%
# of Hispanic Students1,734 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# of Black Students2,497 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
14%
11%
# of White Students10,752 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
60%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students948 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:47422,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,34164,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,36463,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,32964,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,33365,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,40867,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,33667,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,32066,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,26966,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,21166,474
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,39867,065
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,30266,025
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,30366,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,40370,877
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,735 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,318 is less than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$244 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rochester Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$255 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Rochester Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,735$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rochester Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,318$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rochester Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Rochester Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Friedell Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 Broadway S
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-5650

    Grades: 6-8 | 461 students
  • Washington Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1200 11th Ave Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3800

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Montessori At Franklin Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1801 9th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3300

    Grades: K-5 | 194 students
  • Folwell Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    603 15th Ave Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 328-3220

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • George W. Gibbs Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5525 56th St Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 870 students
  • Lincoln K-8 Choice Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1122 8th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3550

    Grades: PK-8 | 423 students
  • Bishop Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 68%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    406 36th Ave Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3100

    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
  • Hoover Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    369 Elton Hills Dr Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3450

    Grades: 3-5 | 265 students
  • Bamber Valley Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2001 Bamber Valley Rd Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 328-3003

    Grades: PK-5 | 894 students
  • Pinewood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1900 Pinewood Rd Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3630

    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1201 10th Ave Ne
    Rochester, MN 55906
    (507) 328-3500

    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
  • Longfellow Choice Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1615 Marion Rd Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
  • Century Senior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2525 Viola Rd Ne
    Rochester, MN 55906
    (507) 328-5100

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,527 student
  • Sunset Terrace Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1707 19th Ave Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3770

    Grades: PK-5 | 691 students
  • Kellogg Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    503 17th St Ne
    Rochester, MN 55906
    (507) 328-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 907 students
  • Mayo Senior High School Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1420 11th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-5500

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,689 student
  • Credit Recovery Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    37 Woodlake Dr Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3999

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Prairiecare Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1620 Greenview Dr Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 218-3700

    Grades: K-12 | 18 students
  • John Marshall Senior High School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1510 14th St Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-5400

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,727 student
  • Willow Creek Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2425 11th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-5900

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,116 student
  • Gage Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 39%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 40th St Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Franklin Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1801 9th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3300

    Grades: PK-5 | 677 students
  • Elton Hills Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1421 Elton Hills Dr Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
  • John Adams Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 46%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1525 31st St Nw
    Rochester, MN 55901
    (507) 328-5700

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,148 student
  • Riverside Central Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 5th Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3700

    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
  • Rochester Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    37 Woodlake Dr Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3999

    Grades: 6-12 | 333 students
  • Rochester Phoenix Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    334 16th St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4541

    Grades: K-12 | 61 students
  • Alc Summer Credit Recovery Alternative School
    2220 3rd Ave Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-3999

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Care & Treatment Hospital/homebound Alternative School
    334 16th St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4312

    Grades: K-12 | 2 students
  • Care & Treatment Jdc/von Wald Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    334 16th St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4310

    Grades: 5-12 | 17 students
  • Churchill Elementary School
    2240 7th Ave Ne
    Rochester, MN 55906
    (507) 328-3150

    Grades: PK-2 | 249 students
  • Early Childhood Assessment Special Education School
    10 9 1/2 St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4903

    Grades: PK | n/a student
  • Early Childhood Intervention Special Education School
    10 9 1/2 St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4903

    Grades: PK | 123 students
  • Early Childhood Year Round Special Education School
    615 7th St Sw
    Rochester, MN 55902
    (507) 328-4903

    Grades: PK-K | n/a student
  • Ec @ Msb Special Education School
    10 9 1/2 St Se
    Rochester, MN 55904
    (507) 328-4903

    Grades: PK-K | 48 students
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