Northside Elementary



Northside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 8
K 60
1 62
2 73
3 50
4 65
5 54
6 57
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Benson, MN in the Benson Public School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northside Elementary is the 475th largest public school in Minnesota and the 29,062nd largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,062nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 475th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 711th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 534th out of 1,012

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Northside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 221
(52%)
229
(52%)
 Female 208
(48%)
209
(48%)

Northside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 362
(84%)
368
(84%)
 Hispanic 35
(8%)
37
(8%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Black 13
(3%)
14
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 224
(52%)
225
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 147
(34%)
152
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(14%)
61
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Northside Elementary is ranked 320th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northside Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 493
2006 467
2007 477
2008 466
2009 461
2010 464
2011 439
2012 445
2013 449
2014 448
2015 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17
2007 16.7
2008 16.6
2009 16.6
2010 16.5
2011 15.7
2012 16.3
2013 16.2
2014 16.3
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36511156186613
2006 0.3576017130621
2007 0.29559748427673
2008 0.3068669527897
2009 0.36659436008677
2010 0.38793103448276
2011 0.3872437357631
2012 0.38651685393258
2013 0.37193763919822
2014 0.41741071428571
2015 0.47785547785548

Compare Northside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 47.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northside Elementary
Benson, MN
Public PK - 06 429 16:1  
Murdock Elementary
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Public PK - 06 408 14.1:1 13 miles
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Public PK - 06 202 14.3:1 16 miles
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Morris Area Elementary
Morris, MN
Public PK - 06 543 13.9:1 24 miles
St Mary S School
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Private PK - 06 95 8:1 24 miles
Minnewaska Area Middle School
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Public 05 - 06 165 17.7:1 25 miles
Minnewaska Area Elementary
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Public KG - 04 434 17:1 26 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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