William Byrne Elementary School

  • William Byrne Elementary School serves 437 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 45% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William Byrne 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 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • William Byrne Elementary School's student population of 437 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Byrne 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 William Byrne Elementary School is 0.69, 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#1314 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
25%
11%
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White
48%
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 William Byrne Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.690.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Byrne 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 NameBurnsville Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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