Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School

  • Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School is 0.15, 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 School Rank#1056 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.150.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wadena-deer Creek 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 NameWadena-Deer Creek School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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