What are some facts about Woodland Elementary School?


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Woodland Elementary School is located in Alexandria, Minnesota and is part of the Alexandria public school district, according to Alexandria Public Schools. The school motto of Woodland Elementary School is "Believe, Achieve, Succeed!" The principal of the school is Darla Harstad as of December of 2015. The school district of Alexandria offers volunteer opportunities for parents and other adults in the community.

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Woodland Elementary School in the Alexandria school district has 92 percent white, non-Hispanic students, four percent black students, three percent Hispanic students, one percent Asian or Pacific Islander and one percent American Indian or Alaskan native students. Between 2011 and 2015, proficiency as determined by state-wide tests in reading has gone down from 84 percent to 73.3 percent, while proficiency in science has increased from 50.7 percent to 56.1 percent. Proficiency in math has increased from 68.9 percent to 79.3 percent; however, the standards for judging proficiency changed in both 2011 and 2013, rendering comparison between years less informative.

The student body consisted of 433 students as of October 1st, 2015. The ratio of licensed teachers to students is 14 to one, while the total number of licensed staff working for the school is approximately 35, states the Minnesota Department of Education.

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