Willow River Elementary



Willow River Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Willow River Elementary Students by Grade
PK 11
K 23
1 32
2 38
3 37
4 35
5 28
6 46
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Willow River Elementary is a public elementary school located in Willow River, MN in the Willow River Public School District. It enrolls 250 students in grades 1st through 12th. Willow River Elementary is the 710th largest public school in Minnesota and the 45,119th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 250
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,119th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 710th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 308th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 704th out of 989

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Willow River Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 130
(52%)
130
(52%)
 Female 120
(48%)
120
(48%)

Willow River Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(96%)
241
(96%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Willow River Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 142
(57%)
142
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(38%)
95
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(5%)
13
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Willow River Elementary is ranked 614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Willow River Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) is slightly 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.

Willow River Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 219
2006 231
2007 230
2008 229
2009 230
2010 245
2011 248
2012 250

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 14
2007 14.3
2008 14
2009 13.3
2010 14
2011 15
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55707762557078
2006 0.44155844155844
2007 0.47826086956522
2008 0.51528384279476
2009 0.46521739130435
2010 0.37551020408163
2011 0.41129032258065
2012 0.432

Compare Willow River Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
This School 43.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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