Leaf River Academy

401 West Main St

Deer Creek, MN 56527-8888

Tel: (218)631-2281
Grades KG-12
14 students
Leaf River Academy serves 14 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Leaf River Academy operates within the Freshwater Ed. School District.

School Overview

The student population of 14 students has grown by 75% over five years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 14 students
Leaf River Academy Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Leaf River Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Leaf River Academy Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Leaf River Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 16:1
Leaf River Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
14%
2%
Leaf River Academy American Indian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
7%
8%
Leaf River Academy Black Students (2013-2014)
Black
7%
10%
Leaf River Academy Black Students (2012-2014)
White
72%
71%
Leaf River Academy White Students (2008-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.32
Leaf River Academy Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
31%
Leaf River Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%

District Comparison

Freshwater Ed. School District's student population of 84 students has decreased by 28% over five years.
The revenue/student of $87,595 is higher than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $93,069 is higher than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Freshwater Ed. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 84 528
Freshwater Ed.  School District Students Managed (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $6 MM
Freshwater Ed.  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $11 MM $6 MM
Freshwater Ed.  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $87,595 $12,051
Freshwater Ed.  School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2014)
District Spending / Student $93,069 $11,992
Freshwater Ed.  School District District Spending / Student (1995-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is White Pine Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is White Pine Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Pine Academy (0 miles away)
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