948 Proctor Ave
Elk River, MN 55330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Vandenberge Middle School serves 536 students in grades 6-8.
Vandenberge Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 34:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vandenberge Middle School's student population of 536 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Vandenberge Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Vandenberge Middle School is 0.31, 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
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#413 out of 1789 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
34:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Vandenberge Middle School?

536 students attend Vandenberge Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

83% of Vandenberge Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vandenberge Middle School?

Vandenberge Middle School has a student ration of 34:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Vandenberge Middle School offer ?

Vandenberge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 34:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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