Talahi Community Elementary School

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
1321 University Dr Se
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Talahi Community Elementary School serves 649 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Talahi Community Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 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 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Talahi Community Elementary School's student population of 649 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students649 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Talahi Community 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 Talahi Community Elementary School is 0.48, 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
#1639 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
70%
11%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.480.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Cloud Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Talahi Community Elementary School is Mn Correctional Facility-st. Cloud (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. Cloud Hospital Programs Non-res (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saint Cloud Math And Science Academ (0.9 miles away)
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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
Worst school i have ever seen in my life teacher calls student names and punishes them and not the student that is doing something wrong should be closed down would give 0 stars if it would let me
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5  
Talahi tries to look nice. The play ground is too small,there's violence, theft, crowded class rooms, and kids are being pushed to the next grade when they aren't ready.Worst elementary school!
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