Morris Area Elementary School

  • Morris Area Elementary School serves 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Morris Area Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Morris Area Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Morris Area Elementary School's student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morris Area Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Area Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank
6%
13%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
83%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morris Area Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.300.33
This chart display the diversity score of Morris Area Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morris Area Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorris Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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