Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School

Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School serves 914 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MN average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School operates within the Sauk Rapids-rice Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 914 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 914 students
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 20:1 14:1
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School American Indian (2001-2012)
Asian
2%
6%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
3%
10%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
90%
72%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sauk Rapids-rice Middle 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 0.45
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
22%
31%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,938 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Sauk Rapids-rice Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,938 518
District Total Revenue $44 MM $6 MM
Sauk Rapids-rice Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $6 MM
Sauk Rapids-rice Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,738 $11,416
Sauk Rapids-rice Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,811 $11,593
Sauk Rapids-rice Public s 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 Central Minnesota Jt. Powers Dist. (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Stride Academy Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mississippi Heights Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sauk Rapids Mississippi Heights Elementary School
    1003 South 4th St
    Sauk Rapids , MN , 56379
    (320)252-0122
    0.3  mi  |  821  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sauk Rapids Sauk Rapids Early Child. Family Ed. Elementary School
    Alternative School
    30 4th Ave South
    Sauk Rapids , MN , 56379
    (320)255-8910
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Sauk Rapids Pleasant View Elementary School
    1009 North 6th Ave
    Sauk Rapids , MN , 56379
    (320)253-0506
    1.1  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Saint Cloud Stride Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    1025 18th St North
    Saint Cloud , MN , 56303
    (320)230-5340
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Saint Cloud Stride Academy Middle School
    Charter School
    3241 Oak Ham Ln
    Saint Cloud , MN , 56301
    (320)217-6940
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  114  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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