Washburn Elementary School

  • Washburn Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washburn Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washburn Elementary School's student population of 466 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washburn 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 diversity score of Washburn Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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#1369 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washburn Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
30%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washburn Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
28%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washburn Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.760.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washburn 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 NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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