Salk Middle School

  • Salk Middle School serves 733 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Salk Middle School's student population of 733 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salk Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salk Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. 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#121 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
86%
67%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Salk Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.260.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salk Middle 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 NameElk River Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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