Special Education

  • Special Education serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Special Education's student population of 278 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students278 students
This chart display total students of Special Education by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Special Education
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Special Education by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Special Education and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Special Education and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Special Education and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Special Education and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
73%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Special Education and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Special Education and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Special Education. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.450.54
This chart display the diversity score of Special Education and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Special Education 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 NameMankato Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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