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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Morris Area Elementary School operates within the Morris Area School District.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)

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
Morris Area Elementary School Total Students (2014-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Morris Area Elementary School Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeMorris Area Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Morris Area Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Morris Area Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
American Indian
1%
2%
Morris Area Elementary School American Indian Students (2014-2016)
Asian
1%
7%
Morris Area Elementary School Asian Students (2014-2016)
Hispanic
12%
9%
Morris Area Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
Black
1%
10%
Morris Area Elementary School Black Students (2014-2016)
White
83%
68%
Morris Area Elementary School White Students (2014-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Morris Area Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMorris Area Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.33
Morris Area Elementary School Diversity Score (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
31%
Morris Area Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2014-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
Morris Area Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2014-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Morris Area Elementary School is Morris Area School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Morris Area School District's student population of 1,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,576 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,886 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMorris Area School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,028531
    Morris Area School District Students Managed (2014-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    60%
    District Total Revenue$14 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$12 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,576$11,015
    District Spending / Student$11,886$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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