Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School

  • Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School serves 543 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School's student population of 543 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1719 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
53%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
11%
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White
4%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.650.53
This chart display the diversity score of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameST. PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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