Solway Elementary



Solway Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Solway Elementary Students by Grade
PK 13
K 0
1 37
2 31
3 30
4 35
5 25
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Solway Elementary is a public elementary school located in Solway, MN in the Bemidji Public School District. It enrolls 171 students in grades 1st through 12th. Solway Elementary is the 799th largest public school in Minnesota and the 49,919th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 171
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,919th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 799th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 605th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 859th out of 1,012

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Solway Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 91
(53%)
2,043
(54%)
 Female 80
(47%)
1,726
(46%)

Solway Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 139
(81%)
2,651
(70%)
 American Indian 14
(8%)
644
(17%)
 Two or More 14
(8%)
306
(8%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
76
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
59
(2%)

Solway Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 75
(44%)
1,772
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(41%)
1,629
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(15%)
368
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Solway Elementary is ranked 651st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Solway Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.1%) is 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.

Solway Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 173
2006 182
2007 175
2008 185
2009 207
2010 210
2011 189
2012 166
2013 155
2014 148
2015 171

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 14
2007 13.3
2008 13.8
2009 13.7
2010 13.2
2011 14
2012 12.7
2013 13.2
2014 13.4
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65895953757225
2006 0.63736263736264
2007 0.62285714285714
2008 0.59459459459459
2009 0.58454106280193
2010 0.55714285714286
2011 0.60846560846561
2012 0.57831325301205
2013 0.52903225806452
2014 0.52027027027027
2015 0.56140350877193

Compare Solway Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.1%
 

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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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