Bridgewater Elementary



Bridgewater Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bridgewater Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 99
1 91
2 92
3 99
4 82
5 87
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bridgewater Elementary is a public elementary school located in Northfield, MN in the Northfield Public School District. It enrolls 550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bridgewater Elementary is the 268th largest public school in Minnesota and the 17,078th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 268th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 333rd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 160th out of 989

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Bridgewater Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 277
(50%)
1,297
(49%)
 Male 273
(50%)
1,362
(51%)

Bridgewater Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 477
(87%)
2,160
(81%)
 Hispanic 43
(8%)
367
(14%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
47
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bridgewater Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 361
(66%)
1,855
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(27%)
656
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
148
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Bridgewater Elementary is ranked 361st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bridgewater Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Bridgewater Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 614
2006 612
2007 628
2008 607
2009 601
2010 544
2011 575
2012 550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.7
2007 15.7
2008 14.6
2009 15.4
2010 14
2011 15.2
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25081433224756
2006 0.2516339869281
2007 0.24522292993631
2008 0.26523887973641
2009 0.31281198003328
2010 0.32904411764706
2011 0.34260869565217
2012 0.34363636363636

Compare Bridgewater Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.4%
 
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bridgewater Elementary
Northfield, MN
Public KG - 05 550 13.7:1  
Northfield Middle School
Northfield, MN
Public 06 - 08 926 19.5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 566 14.9:1 1 miles
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Arcadia Charter School
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Public 06 - 12 126 11.1:1 2 miles
Northfield Montessori
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Private PK - KG 102 2:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 502 13.2:1 3 miles
Prairie Creek Community School
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Public KG - 05 180 16.1:1 8 miles
Nerstrand Charter School
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Public KG - 05 153 18.4:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 06 329 18.2:1 10 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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