Salk Middle School

11970 Highland Rd
Elk River, MN 55330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Salk Middle School serves 781 students in grades 6-8.
Salk Middle 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 71% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Salk Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Salk Middle School's student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Salk Middle 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 Salk Middle School is 0.32, 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
#217 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.320.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElk River Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salk Middle School is Elk River Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Isd 728 Focus/journey (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elk River Elk River Senior High School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,694 student
    0.5 miles
    900 School St
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3434
    0.5 9-12 1,694
  • Elk River Lincoln Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
    0.5 miles
    600 School St
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3480
    0.5 K-5 582
  • Elk River Elk River Middle School Alc Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    1232 School St. Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3530
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Elk River Parker Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
    0.6 miles
    500 School St
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3500
    0.6 K-5 573
  • Elk River Isd 728 Focus/journey Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
    0.7 miles
    948 Proctor Rd
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3400
    0.7 3-12 21

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