Southgate Elementary School

  • Southgate Elementary School serves 515 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southgate Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, 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 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Southgate Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Southgate Elementary School's student population of 515 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students515 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Southgate Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southgate Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Southgate Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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#682 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southgate 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
29%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southgate Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southgate Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southgate Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.630.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southgate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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