West Central Area N. Elementary School

  • West Central Area N. Elementary School serves 160 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Central Area N. Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, 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 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Central Area N. Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • West Central Area N. Elementary School's student population of 160 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Central Area N. Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 West Central Area N. Elementary School is 0.10, 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#369 out of 1793 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
60%
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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
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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 West Central Area N. Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.100.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Central Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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