Nelle Shean Elementary School

  • Nelle Shean Elementary School serves 173 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nelle Shean Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Nelle Shean Elementary School's student population of 173 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nelle Shean Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Nelle Shean Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#887 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.100.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEveleth-Gilbert School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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