South Elementary School

1405 S 7th St
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Elementary School serves 261 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 261 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-1
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
10%
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Black
7%
12%
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White
70%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend South Elementary School?
261 students attend South Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of South Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Elementary School?
South Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Elementary School offer ?
South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-1
What school district is South Elementary School part of?
South Elementary School is part of St. Peter Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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