William S Gussner Elementary School

  • William S Gussner Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • William S Gussner Elementary School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William S Gussner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William S Gussner Elementary School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#68 out of 450 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
85%
75%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.270.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJamestown 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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