Tatanka Elementary School

Tatanka Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Tatanka Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Tatanka Elementary School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Tatanka Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Tatanka Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#445 out of 1793 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.240.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tatanka Elementary School is Pride Transitions (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buffalo Community Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwinds Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo Northwinds Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 547 students
    0.3 miles
    1111 7th Ave Nw
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8800
    0.3 K-5 547
  • Buffalo Pride Transitions Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 15 students
    0.8 miles
    15 - 1st Ave S Suite 4
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8721
    0.8 12 15
  • Buffalo Buffalo Community Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,351 student
    0.9 miles
    1300 Hwy 25 N
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8203
    0.9 6-8 1,351
  • Buffalo Buffalo Early Child. Sp. Ed Program Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 115 students
    0.9 miles
    214 Ne 1st Ave
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8721
    0.9 PK 115
  • Buffalo Parkside Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.0 miles
    207 3rd St Ne
    Buffalo, MN 55313
    (763) 682-8500
    1 PK-5 388

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