Willow Lane Elementary School

  • Willow Lane Elementary School serves 424 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 53% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Willow Lane 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 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Willow Lane Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Willow Lane Elementary School's student population of 424 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students424 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willow Lane 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 Willow Lane Elementary School is 0.75, 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#1254 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)
53%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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2%
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
26%
11%
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White
39%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score0.750.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite Bear Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Willow Lane Elementary School is South Campus 916 (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is A/o Program (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul A/o Program Special Education School
    Grades: PK-1 | 7 students
    0.0 miles
    1111 South Holcombe St
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 964-1274
    0.0 PK-1 7
  • Saint Paul South Campus 916 Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 69 students
    1.0 miles
    3551 N Mcknight Rd
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 415-5490
    1.0 5-12 69
  • Saint Paul White Bear South Campus Senior
    Grades: 11-12 | 1,077 student
    1.0 miles
    3551 Mcknight Rd
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 773-6200
    1.0 11-12 1,077
  • Saint Paul Prairiecare Maplewood Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 20 students
    1.1 miles
    6001 Beam Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55109
    (651) 748-0000
    1.1 K-12 20
  • Saint Paul Area Learning Center Summer Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12
    1.4 miles
    2449 Orchard Ln
    Saint Paul, MN 55110
    (651) 773-6400
    1.4 8-12 n/a

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