Walnut Grove Elementary School

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School serves 217 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walnut Grove Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School's student population of 217 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Walnut Grove Elementary School is 0.46, 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#725 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
29%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
68%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Grove Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.460.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Grove 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 NameWestbrook-Walnut Grove Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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