Leaf River Academy

401 West Main St,

Deer Creek, MN, 56527-8888

Tel: (218)462-2505
Grades: KG-12

12 students

Leaf River Academy serves 12 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Leaf River Academy operates within the Freshwater Ed. School District.

Overview

The student population of 12 students has grown by 50% 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 12 students
Leaf River Academy Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 88% Male / 12%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Leaf River Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Leaf River Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 6:1 14:1
Leaf River Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
8%
2%
Leaf River Academy American Indian (2008-2012)
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
8%
10%
White
83%
72%
Leaf River Academy White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Leaf River Academy Sch Ethnicity Leaf River Academy 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.
0.30 0.45
Leaf River Academy Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
75%
31%
Leaf River Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 179 students has grown by 54% over five years.
School District Name Freshwater Ed. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 179 518
Freshwater Ed.  School District Number of Students Managed (1993-2012)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $6 MM
Freshwater Ed.  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM $6 MM
Freshwater Ed.  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $83,793 $11,416
Freshwater Ed.  School District Revenue / Student (1995-2009)
District Spending / Student $85,483 $11,593
Freshwater Ed.  School District Spending / Student (1995-2009)
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 White Pine Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Verndale Secondary (14.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Henning Elementary School (7.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Deer Creek White Pine Academy
    Special Education School
    401 West Main St
    Deer Creek , MN , 56527
    (218)462-2505
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Henning Henning Elementary School
    500 School Ave
    Henning , MN , 56551
    (218)583-2927
    7.5  mi  |  198  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Henning Henning Secondary
    500 School Ave
    Henning , MN , 56551
    (218)583-2927
    7.5  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Wadena Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School
    600 Colfax Ave Sw
    Wadena , MN , 56482
    (218)632-2300
    9.2  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • New York Mills New York Mills Elementary School
    209 Hayes St
    New York Mills , MN , 56567
    (218)385-4201
    9.3  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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