Olson Elementary School

4501 W 102nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55437
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Olson Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Olson 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 top 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 57% (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 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Olson Elementary School's student population of 554 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Olson 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 Olson Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
#807 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)
57%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
15%
11%
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White
61%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.590.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Olson Elementary School is Jefferson Senior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Olson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Olson Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 857 students
    0.1 miles
    4551 W 102nd St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952) 806-8600
    0.1 6-8 857
  • Minneapolis Jefferson Senior High School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,651 student
    0.2 miles
    4001 W 102nd St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952) 806-7600
    0.2 9-12 1,651
  • Minneapolis Westwood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
    0.9 miles
    3701 W 108th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    (952) 806-7200
    0.9 K-5 402
  • Minneapolis Normandale Hills Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    1.0 miles
    9501 Toledo Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952) 806-7000
    1 K-5 473
  • Minneapolis Bloomington Ecse Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 223 students
    1.3 miles
    4901 West 112th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952) 806-8900
    1.3 PK 223

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