# Robert J. Elkington Middle School

1000 Ne 8th Ave Grand Rapids MN, 55744, Itasca County Phone: 218-327-5800Ranking: (665 out of 1,269, bottom 48%)*Type: Regular Middle SchoolStatus: Currently OperationalGrade: Grade 5 to Grade 8School District: Grand Rapids Public School DistrictTitle I Eligible School: NoMagnet: NACharter: NAShared-Time School: NA |

### Students and Teachers

2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008 | ||||||||

Amount | % | Amount | % | Amount | % | Amount | % | Amount | % | Amount | % | Amount | % | |

Total Teachers: | 42 | 42 | 43 | 42 | 45 | 46 | 33 | |||||||

Total Students: | 914 | 928 | 916 | 991 | 1,051 | 1,015 | 755 | |||||||

Grade 5: | 219 | 24.0% | 211 | 22.7% | 222 | 24.2% | 234 | 23.6% | 256 | 24.4% | 263 | 25.9% | NA | NA |

Grade 6: | 218 | 23.9% | 245 | 26.4% | 231 | 25.2% | 226 | 22.8% | 274 | 26.1% | 238 | 23.4% | 245 | 32.5% |

Grade 7: | 237 | 25.9% | 230 | 24.8% | 222 | 24.2% | 285 | 28.8% | 257 | 24.5% | 263 | 25.9% | 247 | 32.7% |

Grade 8: | 240 | 26.3% | 242 | 26.1% | 241 | 26.3% | 246 | 24.8% | 264 | 25.1% | 251 | 24.7% | 263 | 34.8% |

Ungraded: | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA |

Student By Gender: | ||||||||||||||

Male: | 459 | 50.2% | 487 | 52.5% | 466 | 50.9% | 510 | 51.5% | 528 | 50.2% | 509 | 50.1% | 356 | 47.2% |

Female: | 455 | 49.8% | 441 | 47.5% | 450 | 49.1% | 481 | 48.5% | 515 | 49.0% | 498 | 49.1% | 395 | 52.3% |

Student By Races: | ||||||||||||||

American Indian/Alaska Native: | 45 | 4.9% | 46 | 5.0% | 34 | 3.7% | 46 | 4.6% | 58 | 5.5% | 54 | 5.3% | 35 | 4.6% |

Asian: | 3 | 0.3% | 5 | 0.5% | 8 | 0.9% | 12 | 1.2% | 16 | 1.5% | 12 | 1.2% | 14 | 1.9% |

Hispanic: | 10 | 1.1% | 7 | 0.8% | 5 | 0.5% | 6 | 0.6% | 7 | 0.7% | 10 | 1.0% | 7 | 0.9% |

Black: | 8 | 0.9% | 14 | 1.5% | 10 | 1.1% | 10 | 1.0% | 13 | 1.2% | 10 | 1.0% | 5 | 0.7% |

White: | 805 | 88.1% | 819 | 88.3% | 827 | 90.3% | 888 | 89.6% | 957 | 91.1% | 929 | 91.5% | 694 | 91.9% |

Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander: | 1 | 0.1% | 2 | 0.2% | 2 | 0.2% | 1 | 0.1% | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA |

Two or More Races: | 42 | 4.6% | 35 | 3.8% | 30 | 3.3% | 28 | 2.8% | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA | NA |

Lunch Program: | ||||||||||||||

Free Lunch Program Eligible: | 276 | 30.2% | 264 | 28.4% | 252 | 27.5% | 253 | 25.5% | 250 | 23.8% | 243 | 23.9% | 142 | 18.8% |

Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible: | 59 | 6.5% | 76 | 8.2% | 94 | 10.3% | 96 | 9.7% | 107 | 10.2% | 97 | 9.6% | 85 | 11.3% |

Student-Teacher Ratio: | 21.82 | 21.92 | 21.35 | 23.63 | 23.28 | 22.10 | 23.00 |

### Test Performance

Year | Test | Grade | Measurement | Score | School District | State Average |

MCA-II | ||||||

2009 | Mathematics | 5th Grade | % met std | 59.6% | 60.7% | N/A |

2010 | Mathematics | 5th Grade | % met std | 60.2% | 61.3% | 68.6% |

2009 | Reading | 5th Grade | % met std | 75.8% | 75.7% | N/A |

2010 | Reading | 5th Grade | % met std | 76.6% | 75.9% | 76.4% |

2011 | Reading | 5th Grade | % met std | 78.1% | 77.5% | 80.3% |

2012 | Reading | 5th Grade | % met std | 86.2% | 79.2% | 79.3% |

2010 | Science | 5th Grade | % met std | 32.5% | 31.5% | 46% |

2011 | Science | 5th Grade | % met std | 34.2% | 34.5% | 46% |

2006 | Mathematics | 6th Grade | % met std | 61.8% | 57.5% | N/A |

2007 | Mathematics | 6th Grade | % met std | 66% | 62.5% | N/A |

2008 | Mathematics | 6th Grade | % met std | 56.5% | 55.9% | N/A |

2009 | Mathematics | 6th Grade | % met std | 59.1% | 56.6% | N/A |

2010 | Mathematics | 6th Grade | % met std | 58.7% | 58.7% | 68.9% |

2006 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 77% | 69.9% | N/A |

2007 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 70.1% | 67.8% | N/A |

2008 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 68% | 67.9% | N/A |

2009 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 69.7% | 66.9% | N/A |

2010 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 73.1% | 72.5% | 71.7% |

2011 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 77.6% | 76.7% | 75.1% |

2012 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 79.6% | 73.5% | 76.2% |

2004 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 69.9% | 67.4% | N/A |

2005 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 83.9% | 78.3% | N/A |

2006 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 62.8% | 57.7% | N/A |

2007 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 61% | 57.2% | N/A |

2008 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 68.9% | 65.8% | N/A |

2009 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 66.4% | 64.8% | N/A |

2010 | Mathematics | 7th Grade | % met std | 66.2% | 62.4% | 64.4% |

2004 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 78.8% | 74.4% | N/A |

2005 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 77% | 72.7% | N/A |

2006 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 70.4% | 67% | N/A |

2007 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 66.2% | 63% | N/A |

2008 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 62.4% | 61% | N/A |

2009 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 68% | 65.8% | N/A |

2010 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 66.2% | 63.6% | 66.1% |

2011 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 67% | 67.2% | 69.6% |

2012 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 78.6% | 70.3% | 71.4% |

2006 | Mathematics | 8th Grade | % met std | 66.5% | 58.7% | N/A |

2007 | Mathematics | 8th Grade | % met std | 59% | 52.6% | N/A |

2008 | Mathematics | 8th Grade | % met std | 42.6% | 40.6% | N/A |

2009 | Mathematics | 8th Grade | % met std | 60.1% | 58% | N/A |

2010 | Mathematics | 8th Grade | % met std | 52.6% | 51.8% | 58.5% |

2006 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 69.7% | 64.6% | N/A |

2007 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 56.5% | 54.2% | N/A |

2008 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 60.8% | 59.7% | N/A |

2009 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 64.5% | 62.7% | N/A |

2010 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 65.8% | 65% | 68.1% |

2011 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 63.1% | 63.5% | 68.1% |

2012 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 80.3% | 74.7% | 72.4% |

2010 | Science | 8th Grade | % met std | 51.7% | 50.5% | 47.9% |

2011 | Science | 8th Grade | % met std | 39.3% | 36.3% | 44.4% |

MCA-III | ||||||

2011 | Math | 5th Grade | % met std | 36.2% | 35.2% | 53.6% |

2012 | Math | 5th Grade | % met std | 56.9% | 48.9% | 62.3% |

2013 | Math | 5th Grade | % met std | 60.2% | 55.3% | 60% |

2013 | Reading | 5th Grade | % met std | 65.5% | 58.3% | 63.9% |

2013 | Science | 5th Grade | % met std | 65.5% | 60.3% | 59.7% |

2011 | Math | 6th Grade | % met std | 44% | 41.2% | 50.3% |

2012 | Math | 6th Grade | % met std | 48.9% | 42.6% | 59.8% |

2013 | Math | 6th Grade | % met std | 46.7% | 41.4% | 57% |

2013 | Reading | 6th Grade | % met std | 64.7% | 58.8% | 59.3% |

2011 | Math | 7th Grade | % met std | 45.1% | 43.3% | 51.7% |

2012 | Math | 7th Grade | % met std | 64% | 56.4% | 58.6% |

2013 | Math | 7th Grade | % met std | 52.4% | 43.6% | 56.1% |

2013 | Reading | 7th Grade | % met std | 57.8% | 50.2% | 54% |

2011 | Math | 8th Grade | % met std | 36% | 34.3% | 53.2% |

2012 | Math | 8th Grade | % met std | 58.5% | 51% | 62% |

2013 | Math | 8th Grade | % met std | 55.9% | 47.3% | 58.8% |

2013 | Reading | 8th Grade | % met std | 61.8% | 54.4% | 54.1% |

2013 | Science | 8th Grade | % met std | 41.7% | 33.5% | 43.8% |

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

### Teacher's Experience and Compensation

2007 | |

Teachers with Bachelor Degree: | 45.5% |

Teachers with Master or PhD Degree: | 54.5% |

Mean Number of Years of Teaching: | 19.0 years |

Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less: | 0.0% |

Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More: | 100.0% |

Mean Base Salary: | $58,386.0 |

Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less: | NA |

Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More: | $58,386.0 |

* Robert J. Elkington Middle School was rated 3 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.