Piedmont Elementary School

  • Piedmont Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Piedmont Elementary School's student population of 559 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piedmont Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piedmont Elementary School is 0.52, which is less 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#1307 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piedmont 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)
50%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piedmont 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 Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
67%
67%
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Two or more races
17%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piedmont Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.520.53
This chart display the diversity score of Piedmont 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
52%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piedmont 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 NameDULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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