1510 Glenwood Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
River Bend Educational Center serves 83 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
River Bend Educational Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

River Bend Educational Center's student population of 83 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

River Bend Educational Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of River Bend Educational Center is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1784 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
73%
11%
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White
10%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 83 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45

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