Spectrum High School

10129 181st Ave Nw,

Elk River, MN, 55330-3305

Tel: (763)241-8703
Grades: 6-12

389 students

Spectrum High School serves 389 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Spectrum High School operates within the Spectrum High School District.

Overview

The student population of 389 students has grown by 62% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 389 students
Spectrum High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Spectrum High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Spectrum High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Spectrum High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
6%
Spectrum High School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Spectrum High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
Spectrum High School Black (2008-2010)
White
98%
72%
Spectrum High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Spectrum High School Sch Ethnicity Spectrum High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.45
Spectrum High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
14%
31%
Spectrum High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Spectrum High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 389 students has grown by 108% over five years.
School District Name Spectrum High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 389 518
Spectrum High  School District Number of Students Managed (2007-2011)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $6 MM
Spectrum High  School District Total Revenue (2006-2009)
District Spending $2 MM $6 MM
Spectrum High  School District Spending (2006-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,802 $11,416
Spectrum High  School District Revenue / Student (2007-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,401 $11,593
Spectrum High  School District Spending / Student (2007-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elk River Senior High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Salk Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twin Lakes Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Elk River, MN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.20, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Elk River is Ivan Sand Community School- I.S.. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.