Seward Elementary School

  • Seward Elementary School serves 861 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 41% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Seward Elementary School's student population of 861 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Seward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Seward Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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#1338 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
49%
11%
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White
37%
67%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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