Tower-soudan Elementary School

  • Tower-soudan Elementary School serves 78 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥80% (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 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tower-soudan Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Tower-soudan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Tower-soudan Elementary School's student population of 78 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tower-soudan Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tower-soudan Elementary School is 0.49, 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#197 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
17%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
69%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score0.490.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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