Birch Lake Elementary



Birch Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birch Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 42
1 40
2 34
3 33
4 39
5 33
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birch Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in White Bear Lake, MN in the White Bear Lake School District. It enrolls 221 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birch Lake Elementary is the 735th largest public school in Minnesota and the 47,012th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,012th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 735th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 253rd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 733rd out of 989

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Birch Lake Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 112
(51%)
2,950
(53%)
 Female 109
(49%)
2,665
(47%)

Birch Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 157
(71%)
4,412
(79%)
 Hispanic 19
(9%)
294
(5%)
 Asian 17
(8%)
342
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(6%)
237
(4%)
 Black 11
(5%)
296
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Birch Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 101
(46%)
1,287
(23%)
 Not Eligible 96
(43%)
3,885
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(11%)
443
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Birch Lake Elementary is ranked 547th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birch Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) is 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.

Birch Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 282
2007 262
2008 263
2009 248
2010 243
2011 220
2012 221

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 17.5
2007 15.9
2008 14.9
2009 13.4
2010 12.8
2011 11.6
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32462686567164
2006 0.42198581560284
2007 0.44656488549618
2008 0.40684410646388
2009 0.42741935483871
2010 0.40329218106996
2011 0.45454545454545
2012 0.56561085972851

Compare Birch Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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 56.6%
 

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Public KG - 05 221 12.9:1  
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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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