Big Lake Senior High School

Big Lake Senior High School serves 957 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Big Lake Senior High School operates within the Big Lake Public School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the MN state average of 89%.

Overview

The student population of 957 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 957 students
Big Lake Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Big Lake Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Big Lake Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 14:1
Big Lake Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Big Lake Senior High School American Indian (2003-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Big Lake Senior High School Asian (1993-2013)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Big Lake Senior High School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
3%
10%
Big Lake Senior High School Black (1991-2013)
White
90%
71%
Big Lake Senior High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Big Lake Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Big Lake 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 0.31
Big Lake Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
19%
32%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,336 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Big Lake Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,336 508
Big Lake Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 89%
Big Lake Public   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $6 MM
District Spending $35 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,810 $11,416
Big Lake Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,703 $11,593
Big Lake Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Prairie House School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Big Lake Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Big LakeBig Lake Middle School
    601 Minnesota Ave
    Big LakeMN 55309
    (763)262-2567
    0.2 mi | 792 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Big LakeIndependence Elementary School
    701 Minnesota Ave
    Big LakeMN 55309
    (763)262-2537
    0.3 mi | 850 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Big LakeLiberty Elementary School
    17901 205th Ave North West
    Big LakeMN 55309
    (763)262-8100
    1 mi | 737 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Big LakeUpper Mississippi Academy
    Charter School
    18999 180th Ave Nw
    Big LakeMN 55309
    (612)720-4960
    Charter School

    2.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • MonticelloMonticello Middle School
    800 Broadway East
    MonticelloMN 55362
    (763)272-2100
    3.1 mi | 915 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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