Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School

Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School serves 965 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School operates within the Sauk Rapids-rice School District.

School Overview

The student population of 965 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 965 students
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 22:1 16:1
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
American Indian
1%
2%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
4%
10%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
88%
71%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.32
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
23%
31%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,092 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,109 is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,869 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Sauk Rapids-rice School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 4,092 528
Sauk Rapids-rice School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $6 MM
Sauk Rapids-rice School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $41 MM $6 MM
Sauk Rapids-rice School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,109 $12,051
Sauk Rapids-rice School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,869 $11,992
Sauk Rapids-rice School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Benton-stearns Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton-stearns Education Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mississippi Heights Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sauk RapidsMississippi Heights Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 853 students1003 South 4th St
    Sauk RapidsMN 56379
    (320)252-0122
    0.3KG-5853
  • Sauk RapidsSauk Rapids Early Child. Family Ed. Elementary School
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK30 4th Ave South
    Sauk RapidsMN 56379
    (320)255-8910
    0.4PKn/a
  • Sauk RapidsBenton-stearns Education Center
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 2 students324 3rd Ave South
    Sauk RapidsMN 56379
    (320)253-8940
    0.56-122
  • Sauk RapidsPleasant View Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 740 students1009 North 6th Ave
    Sauk RapidsMN 56379
    (320)253-0506
    1.1PK-5740
  • Saint CloudStride Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 286 students1025 18th St North
    Saint CloudMN 56303
    (320)217-6322
    1.2KG-5286

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