Albert Lea Senior High School

Albert Lea Senior High School serves 1,129 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Albert Lea Senior High School operates within the Albert Lea Public School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the MN state average of 89%.

Overview

The student population of 1129 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,129 students
Albert Lea Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Albert Lea Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Albert Lea Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 18:1 14:1
Albert Lea Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
6%
Albert Lea Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
7%
Albert Lea Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
Albert Lea Senior High School Black (2004-2012)
White
81%
72%
Albert Lea Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.84
Albert Lea Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
28%
31%
Albert Lea Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Albert Lea Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,277 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Albert Lea Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 3,277 519
Albert Lea Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 89%
Albert Lea Public   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $6 MM
District Spending $44 MM $6 MM
Albert Lea Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,358 $11,416
Albert Lea Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,481 $11,593
Albert Lea Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Albert Lea Area Learning Cntr. (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fountain Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hawthorne Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albert Lea Hawthorne Elementary School
    1000 East Hawthorne
    Albert Lea , MN , 56007
    (507)379-4960
    1.1  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albert Lea Albert Lea Area Learning Cntr.
    Alternative School
    211 West Richway Dr
    Albert Lea , MN , 56007
    (507)379-4850
    Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Albert Lea Brookside Early Childhood Sp. Edu. Elementary School
    Special Education School
    211 West Richway Dr
    Albert Lea , MN , 56007
    (507)379-4822
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Albert Lea Fountain Center
    Alternative School
    211 West Ridgeway Dr
    Albert Lea , MN , 56007
    (507)379-4824
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Albert Lea Hayward Group Home
    Alternative School
    211 West Ridgeway Dr
    Albert Lea , MN , 56007
    (507)379-4824
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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Did You Know?
Albert Lea, 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 0.41, which is higher than the Minnesota average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Albert Lea is Hayward Group Home. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Minnesota or national school diversity statistics.