Northside Elementary School

1800 W Nevada Ave
Benson, MN 56215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Northside Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Northside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Northside Elementary School's student population of 463 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Northside 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 Northside Elementary School is 0.30, 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
#880 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.300.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Northside Elementary School is Benson Area Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benson Day Treatment (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benson Benson Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 21 students
    0.3 miles
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710
    0.3 7-12 21
  • Benson Benson Day Treatment Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 9 students
    0.3 miles
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710
    0.3 K-12 9
  • Benson Benson Secondary Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 349 students
    0.3 miles
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710
    0.3 7-12 349
  • Benson Heartland Girls Ranch Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
    0.3 miles
    1400 Montana Ave
    Benson, MN 56215
    (320) 843-2710
    0.3 7-12 20
  • Murdock Murdock Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 461 students
    12.3 miles
    408 Hollis St N
    Murdock, MN 56271
    (320) 875-2441
    12.3 PK-6 461

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