Staples Elementary School

  • Staples Elementary School serves 349 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Staples Elementary School operates within the Staples-motley School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 349 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 349 students
Staples Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Staples Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Staples Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Staples Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Staples Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
2%
Staples Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Staples Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Staples Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
10%
Staples Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
91%
69%
Staples Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Staples Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Staples Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Staples Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.32
Staples Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
31%
Staples Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
7%
Staples Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Staples-motley School District's student population of 1,178 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,584 in this district is less than the state average of $12,795. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,008 is less than the state average of $13,079. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Staples-motley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,178 522
Staples-motley School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $7 MM
Staples-motley School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $7 MM
Staples-motley School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,584 $12,795
Staples-motley School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,008 $13,079
Staples-motley School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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