Richardson Elementary School

  • Richardson Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Richardson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 73% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Richardson Elementary School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richardson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Richardson Elementary School is 0.79, 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#1247 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
26%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
21%
11%
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White
27%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score0.790.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richardson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth St Paul-Maplewood Oakdale Dis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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