Laura Macarthur Elementary



Laura Macarthur Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laura Macarthur Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 80
1 84
2 88
3 71
4 83
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laura Macarthur Elementary is a public elementary school located in Duluth, MN in the Duluth Public School District. It enrolls 486 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laura Macarthur Elementary is the 378th largest public school in Minnesota and the 22,825th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,825th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 378th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 382nd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 297th out of 989

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Laura Macarthur Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(53%)
3,342
(53%)
 Female 228
(47%)
2,979
(47%)

Laura Macarthur Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(77%)
4,939
(78%)
 Two or More 44
(9%)
390
(6%)
 American Indian 29
(6%)
312
(5%)
 Black 22
(5%)
415
(7%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
156
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
106
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Laura Macarthur Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(68%)
2,843
(45%)
 Not Eligible 122
(25%)
3,119
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
359
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Laura Macarthur Elementary is ranked 95th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laura Macarthur Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Laura Macarthur Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 474
2007 458
2008 469
2009 441
2010 458
2011 466
2012 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 14.8
2007 14
2008 14.3
2009 13.5
2010 13.4
2011 13.7
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58134490238612
2006 0.64978902953586
2007 0.68995633187773
2008 0.67377398720682
2009 0.73242630385488
2010 0.74235807860262
2011 0.78755364806867
2012 0.74897119341564

Compare Laura Macarthur Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 486 14.1:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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