Blue Earth Area Senior High School

Blue Earth Area Senior High School serves 379 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Blue Earth Area Senior High School operates within the Blue Earth Area Public School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MN state average of 89%.

Overview

The student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 379 students
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Blue Earth Area Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
6%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Black (2004-2006)
White
90%
72%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Blue Earth Area Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Blue Earth Area Senior 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.
0.19 0.84
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
27%
31%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
13%
7%
Blue Earth Area Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,306 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Blue Earth Area Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,306 486
Graduation Rate 90% 89%
Blue Earth Area Public  School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM n/a
Blue Earth Area Public  School District Total Revenue (1998-2009)
District Spending $14 MM n/a
Blue Earth Area Public  School District Spending (1998-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,900 $0
Blue Earth Area Public  School District Revenue / Student (1998-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,128 $0
Blue Earth Area Public  School District Spending / Student (1998-2009)
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 Winnebago High School (8.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Blue Earth Area Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blue Earth Elementary School (1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Blue Earth Blue Earth Elementary School
    315 East 6th St
    Blue Earth , MN , 56013
    (507)526-3090
    1  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Blue Earth Blue Earth Area Middle School
    315 East 6th St
    Blue Earth , MN , 56013
    (507)526-3115
    1  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winnebago Winnebago Elementary School
    132 1st Ave Se
    Winnebago , MN , 56098
    (507)893-3176
    8.5  mi  |  117  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Winnebago So. Plains Elementary Day Facility
    Special Education School
    132 1st Ave Se
    Winnebago , MN , 56098
    (507)893-3176
    Special Education School
    8.5  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  KG-7
  • Winnebago Winnebago High School
    Alternative School
    550 Cleveland Ave West
    Winnebago , MN , 56098
    (507)893-4223
    Alternative School
    8.9  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  7-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Did You Know?
Faribault County, 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 0.23, which is lower than the Minnesota average of 0.84. The most diverse school district in Faribault County is Blue Earth Area Public School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.