Olson Elementary



Olson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Olson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 106
2 90
3 86
4 98
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Olson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bloomington, MN in the Bloomington Public School District. It enrolls 576 students in grades 1st through 12th. Olson Elementary is the 232nd largest public school in Minnesota and the 15,356th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 576
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,356th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 232nd out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 777th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 302nd out of 1,012

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Olson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 311
(54%)
3,322
(48%)
 Male 265
(46%)
3,632
(52%)

Olson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 365
(63%)
3,522
(51%)
 Black 81
(14%)
1,174
(17%)
 Hispanic 54
(9%)
1,225
(18%)
 Asian 44
(8%)
498
(7%)
 Two or More 31
(5%)
487
(7%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Olson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 399
(69%)
3,926
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(24%)
2,473
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(7%)
555
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Olson Elementary is ranked 377th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Olson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Olson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 487
2006 465
2007 474
2008 487
2009 487
2010 501
2011 525
2012 533
2013 529
2014 555
2015 576

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 18.8
2007 16.6
2008 16
2009 15.8
2010 16.6
2011 16.5
2012 16.7
2013 16.4
2014 18.1
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18480492813142
2006 0.18709677419355
2007 0.21940928270042
2008 0.27310061601643
2009 0.30800821355236
2010 0.34131736526946
2011 0.34666666666667
2012 0.33395872420263
2013 0.32703213610586
2014 0.34054054054054
2015 0.30729166666667

Compare Olson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.7%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 576 16.5:1  
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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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