Turtle Lake Elementary School

  • Turtle Lake Elementary School serves 1,004 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Turtle Lake Elementary School's student population of 1,004 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students1,004 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Turtle Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Turtle Lake Elementary School is 0.43, 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#19 out of 1793 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
74%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.430.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Turtle Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMounds View Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Turtle Lake Elementary School is Lifespan (1.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chippewa Middle School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Chippewa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,104 student
    1.6 miles
    5000 Hodgson Rd
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651) 621-6400
    1.6 6-8 1,104
  • Circle Pines Golden Lake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    1.6 miles
    #1 School Rd
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (763) 792-5900
    1.6 PK-5 381
  • Saint Paul Lifespan Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12
    1.6 miles
    520 W Cty Rd E Ste C
    Saint Paul, MN 55113
    (651) 635-1608
    1.6 PK-12 n/a
  • Saint Paul Career And Life Transition Program Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 21 students
    2.0 miles
    1037a Hwy 96 W
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651) 621-6052
    2.0 12 21
  • Circle Pines Calc Transition Special Education School
    Grades: 11-12 | 31 students
    2.2 miles
    4203 Woodland Rd
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (763) 792-4011
    2.2 11-12 31

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