Olson Middle School

  • Olson Middle School serves 822 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Olson Middle School operates within the Bloomington Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 822 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students822 students
Olson Middle School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Olson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Olson Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeOlson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Olson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Olson Middle School American Indian Students (1998-2013)
Asian
7%
7%
Olson Middle School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Olson Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
11%
10%
Olson Middle School Black Students (1990-2016)
White
70%
68%
Olson Middle School White Students (1990-2016)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Olson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsOlson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.52
Olson Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
31%
Olson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
Olson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Bloomington Public School District's student population of 10,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,991 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,141 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
2
Number of Students Managed10,399531
Bloomington Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$147 MM$6 MM
Bloomington Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$138 MM$6 MM
Bloomington Public School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$13,991$11,015
Bloomington Public School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$13,141$11,205
Bloomington Public School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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  • Minneapolis Olson Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 576 students
    0.1 miles
    4501 W 102nd St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952)806-8800
    0.1 K-5 576
  • Minneapolis Sun Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 27 students
    0.2 miles
    4571 W. 102nd Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952)681-6400
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  • Minneapolis Jefferson Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1634 students
    0.4 miles
    4001 W 102nd St
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952)806-7600
    0.4 9-12 1634
  • Minneapolis Normandale Hills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 505 students
    0.9 miles
    9501 Toledo Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55437
    (952)806-7000
    0.9 K-5 505
  • Minneapolis Westwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    1 miles
    3701 W 108th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    (952)806-7200
    1 K-5 425

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Minnesota public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is same as the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Minnesota is Roseville Public School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.