Solway Elementary School

159 Lomen Ave Ne
Bemidji, MN 56601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Solway Elementary School serves 157 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Solway Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Solway Elementary School's student population of 157 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Solway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Solway Elementary School is 0.33, 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
#1056 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.330.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBemidji Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Solway Elementary School is Bemidji Senior High School (10.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bemidji Middle Alp (10.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horace May Elementary School (9.0 miles away)
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