Myers-wilkins Elementary School

1027 N 8th Ave E
Duluth, MN 55805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Myers-wilkins Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Myers-wilkins Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Myers-wilkins Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Myers-wilkins Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Myers-wilkins Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Myers-wilkins Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1445 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
14%
12%
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White
45%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
27%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Myers-wilkins Elementary School's ranking?
Myers-wilkins Elementary School is ranked #1445 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Myers-wilkins Elementary School often compared to?
Myers-wilkins Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Congdon Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Myers-wilkins Elementary School?
337 students attend Myers-wilkins Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Myers-wilkins Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are Black, 8% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Myers-wilkins Elementary School?
Myers-wilkins Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Myers-wilkins Elementary School offer ?
Myers-wilkins Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Myers-wilkins Elementary School part of?
Myers-wilkins Elementary School is part of Duluth Public School District.

School Reviews

2   1/3/2011
The tutor programs are a joke. My child can only go one day a week and hasn't even been able to begin yet and it's the end of the year. I heard many parents complain about there not having any individual hands on work with the children.
- Posted by Parent - olson

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 337 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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