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Overview

Public Schools Overview Minnesota School Districts by City
Number Of Students 848,648
Number Of Minnesota Schools 2,450
Number Of Minnesota School Districts 543
Spending Per Student $13,380

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 59.3763419872334
4th Grade 58.1816554331371
5th Grade 66.9443460111871
6th Grade 63.6847700018838
7th Grade 55.425477922659
8th Grade 55.9020996414458
10th Grade 56.6390353928894

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 71.5233993853296
4th Grade 70.3935809378445
5th Grade 60.0336564218159
6th Grade 57.5616606038646
7th Grade 55.0116102395505
8th Grade 57.9125706909196
11th Grade 48.8599294060163

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 70.6% 50.9%
Black 9.7% 15.6%
Hispanic 8.2% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.4% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.7% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 38.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 7.6% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 14.6% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.66
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Minnesota Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 5,489,594 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 68 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.5% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 20.0% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.8% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 27.2% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.6% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,124,745 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.4% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.4% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.7% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 10.5% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 15.3% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.9% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.6% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 10.0% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,124 $6,046,039,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $293 $248,429,000 2.2%
Staff $477 $404,717,000 3.6%
General Administration $346 $293,276,000 2.6%
School Administration $436 $369,932,000 3.3%
Operation $786 $667,259,000 5.9%
Transportation $619 $525,702,000 4.6%
Other $319 $271,128,000 2.4%
Total Support $3,276 $2,780,443,000 24.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,980 $2,528,557,000 22.3%
Total Expenditures $13,380 $11,355,039,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%