Seward Elementary School

2309 28th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55406
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 619 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Seward Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in MN
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Seward Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Seward Elementary School's student population of 619 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
619 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Seward Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Seward Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MN)
#1396 out of 1860 schools
(Bottom 50%)
28%
45%
41%
51%
30-34%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
American Indian
2%
2%
Asian
3%
7%
Hispanic
7%
10%
Black
46%
12%
White
35%
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Seward Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
0.66
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
26%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seward Elementary School's ranking?
Seward Elementary School is ranked #1396 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend Seward Elementary School?
619 students attend Seward Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Seward Elementary School students are Black, 35% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Seward Elementary School?
Seward Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Seward Elementary School offer ?
Seward Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Seward Elementary School part of?
Seward Elementary School is part of Minneapolis Public School District.
In what neighborhood is Seward Elementary School located?
Seward Elementary School is located in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN. There are 7 other public schools located in Seward.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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