Pearson Elementary School

  • Pearson Elementary School serves 192 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher 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.
  • Pearson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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).

Top Placements

Pearson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Pearson Elementary School's student population of 192 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pearson 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#312 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.300.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheaton Area Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Pearson Elementary School is Wheaton Secondary (0.8 miles away)
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