1141 Lepak Ct
Saint Paul, MN 55126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Turtle Lake Elementary School serves 1,009 students in grades 1-5.
Turtle Lake Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Turtle Lake Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Turtle Lake Elementary School's student population of 1,009 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,009 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Turtle Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Turtle Lake Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 1789 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Turtle Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
72%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Turtle Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 1,009 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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