West Central Area S. Elementary School

31 North Central, Kensington, MN 56343 | (320) 965-2724
  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 127
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  • Mailing Address: 31 N. Central, Kensington, MN 56343
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 127
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 8.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 64 (50.4%)
  • Females: 63 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (15.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 39 (30.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 58 (45.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Central Area S. Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black10.8%
Asian--
Hispanic21.6%
White12497.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Central Area S. Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten32.4%
Kindergarten2116.5%
1st Grade3124.4%
2nd Grade2519.7%
3rd Grade2318.1%
4th Grade2418.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 33%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:67%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 19 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,645
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West Central Area S. Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience--
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,23989%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Central Area S. Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on MCA-II state exams in the following subjects:
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  • Reading
  • Science

MCA-II - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%85.8%82.8%
2009100.0%89.6%82.1%
200885.7%76.4%81.4%
 
Reading Test
201087.5%85.1%76.3%
200992.0%83.4%78.4%
200885.7%80.0%78.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%80.4%77.0%
200990.5%64.8%74.8%
200872.2%65.4%71.6%
 
Reading Test
201095.6%87.0%72.5%
200985.7%79.6%74.5%
200888.9%88.4%72.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200958.9%52.1%65.5%
200857.2%58.0%66.0%
 
Reading Test
200976.4%83.4%72.2%
200881.0%68.0%73.4%
 
Science Test
200941.2%52.1%45.0%
200831.6%28.3%39.1%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
200977.2%57.7%63.7%
200875.0%65.5%64.6%
 
Reading Test
200986.4%69.2%72.6%
200880.0%82.8%69.6%
 
Source: MN Department of Education 2009-2010

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