Benjamin E Mays Magnet

Public, Magnet PK, KG-5

 560 Concordia Ave
       Saint Paul, MN  55103-2444


 (651) 325-2400

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District: St. Paul Public School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
836th of 847 Minnesota Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.2
Number of students:  442

Racial breakdown:
African American:
66.1%
Asian:
18.1%
Two or more races:
7.5%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  88.2%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 30, 2018.


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Compare Details In 2018, Benjamin E Mays Magnet ranked worse than 98.7% of elementary schools in Minnesota. It also ranked 40th among 42 ranked elementary schools in the St. Paul Public School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 1.54. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (66.1%), Asian (18.1%), two or more races (7.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 88.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Benjamin E Mays Magnet is 15.2, which is the 19th best among 42 elementary schools in the St. Paul Public School District. (See more...)
Compare Benjamin E Mays Magnet employs 29 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Benjamin E Mays Magnet:

SchoolDigger ranks Benjamin E Mays Magnet 836th of 847 Minnesota public elementary schools. (See Benjamin E Mays Magnet in the ranking list.)

St. Paul Public School District:

SchoolDigger ranks St. Paul Public School District 362nd of 440 Minnesota school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Benjamin E Mays Magnet

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools MN State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 6.56 634th 674 5.9%
2004 9.59 634th 676 6.2%
2005 30.32 567th 685 17.2%
2006 10.96 703rd 756 7.0%
2007 12.99 717th 777 7.7%
2008 18.99 697th 781 10.8%
2010 7.33 757th 803 5.7%
2011 7.95 766th 814 5.9%
2014 3.41 790th 826 4.4%
2015 6.89 776th 840 7.6%
2016 1.88 827th 848 2.5%
2017 2.80 816th 853 4.3%
2018 1.54 836th 847 1.3%

Data source: test scores: Minnesota Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Open Quote We have our daughter enrolled in the Mandarin Immersion program at Ben Mays and couldn't be more pleased with our experience at the school. The teaching staff is phenomenal; I cannot say enough kind things about them. For starters, they recognize that each child is an individual so they tailor their teaching style to draw each student in. The curriculum has been so enriching! For those looking to avoid Everyday Math as I was, please come check out Beijing Math in action; they are adding and subtracting two digit numbers, graphing, using comparative measurements, adding currency and they can count up to 1000. Even more amazing is that they love it! We have also been very impressed with the principal; we have found him to be intelligent, articulate and responsive, and most importantly, willing to address tough issues rather than shy away from them. Please don't let the test scores scare you away from an amazing program; schedule a tour and observe the classroom in action to see for yourself! Also, it should be noted that this program was new for the 2011-2012 school year so the first group of students won't be taking the MCA tests until 2014-2015 school year when they reach third grade. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Benjamin E Mays Magnet

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 214 225 8 7 4 n/a n/a 0 458
1989 210 230 8 2 3 n/a n/a 0 453
1990 196 199 11 4 3 n/a n/a 0 413
1991 215 231 17 7 2 n/a n/a 0 429
1992 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
1993 175 235 19 5 1 n/a n/a 0 435
1994 200 256 25 5 1 n/a n/a 0 487
1995 145 182 40 4 1 n/a n/a 0 372
1996 145 182 40 4 1 n/a n/a 0 372
1997 170 273 80 1 0 n/a n/a 0 524
1998 186 244 76 7 1 n/a n/a 0 514
1999 174 280 101 11 2 n/a n/a 0 568
2000 138 323 163 26 3 n/a n/a 0 653
2001 97 315 159 35 3 n/a n/a 0 609
2002 64 247 160 37 4 n/a n/a 0 512
2003 64 247 160 37 4 n/a n/a 0 512
2004 43 252 110 29 3 n/a n/a 0 437
2005 31 237 81 21 2 n/a n/a 0 372
2006 24 234 70 14 3 n/a n/a 0 345
2007 24 246 55 13 5 n/a n/a 0 343
2008 29 257 47 18 4 n/a n/a 0 355
2009 26 264 44 23 3 n/a n/a 0 360
2010 28 267 41 24 2 n/a n/a 0 362
2011 25 275 32 25 1 0 6 0 364
2012 42 291 35 17 3 0 14 0 402
2013 59 413 105 34 10 0 37 0 658
2014 27 328 68 25 7 0 38 0 493
2015 24 311 74 30 2 0 34 0 475
2016 17 313 72 30 2 0 44 0 478
2017 10 292 80 21 5 1 33 0 442

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Benjamin E Mays Magnet

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 458 20.2 22.6 36.2
1989 453 26.0 17.4 32.2
1990 413 31.1 13.2 44.1
1991 429 29.8 14.3 54.8
1992 n/a 1.0 n/a n/a
1993 435 23.6 18.4 64.4
1994 487 26.0 18.7 48.5
1995 372 0.0 0.0 57.8
1996 372 0.0 0.0 57.8
1997 524 0.0 0.0 62.0
1998 514 n/a 0.0 57.6
1999 568 37.0 15.4 58.8
2000 653 45.0 14.5 74.3
2001 609 40.0 15.2 71.3
2002 512 38.4 13.3 85.0
2003 512 38.4 13.3 85.0
2004 437 67.5 6.5 83.5
2005 372 30.9 12.0 85.2
2006 345 23.2 14.9 84.1
2007 343 26.4 13.0 84.3
2008 355 24.6 14.4 80.8
2009 360 24.7 14.6 79.2
2010 362 24.8 14.5 87.6
2011 364 28.1 12.9 87.6
2012 402 n/a n/a 86.8
2013 658 58.1 11.3 85.7
2014 493 40.7 12.1 91.7
2015 475 38.0 12.5 91.6
2016 478 30.0 15.9 88.3
2017 442 29.0 15.2 88.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Benjamin E Mays Magnet

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 458 20.2 22.6 36.2
1989 453 26.0 17.4 32.2
1990 413 31.1 13.2 44.1
1991 429 29.8 14.3 54.8
1992 n/a 1.0 n/a n/a
1993 435 23.6 18.4 64.4
1994 487 26.0 18.7 48.5
1995 372 0.0 0.0 57.8
1996 372 0.0 0.0 57.8
1997 524 0.0 0.0 62.0
1998 514 n/a 0.0 57.6
1999 568 37.0 15.4 58.8
2000 653 45.0 14.5 74.3
2001 609 40.0 15.2 71.3
2002 512 38.4 13.3 85.0
2003 512 38.4 13.3 85.0
2004 437 67.5 6.5 83.5
2005 372 30.9 12.0 85.2
2006 345 23.2 14.9 84.1
2007 343 26.4 13.0 84.3
2008 355 24.6 14.4 80.8
2009 360 24.7 14.6 79.2
2010 362 24.8 14.5 87.6
2011 364 28.1 12.9 87.6
2012 402 n/a n/a 86.8
2013 658 58.1 11.3 85.7
2014 493 40.7 12.1 91.7
2015 475 38.0 12.5 91.6
2016 478 30.0 15.9 88.3
2017 442 29.0 15.2 88.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Minnesota Department of Education.

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