Sibley Elementary School

  • Sibley Elementary School serves 385 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Sibley Elementary School's student population of 385 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sibley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sibley Elementary School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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#469 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sibley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.390.34
This chart display the diversity score of Sibley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sibley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sibley Elementary 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 NameAlbert Lea Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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