Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School

Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School serves 441 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School operates within the Wadena-deer Creek School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MN state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 441 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 441 students
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
2%
2%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School American Indian Students (2008-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
2%
10%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
92%
71%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School White Students (1994-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.32
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
36%
31%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
14%
7%
Wadena-deer Creek Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,000 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,384 is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,671 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wadena-deer Creek School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,000 528
Wadena-deer Creek   School District Students Managed (1994-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 88%
Wadena-deer Creek   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $6 MM
Wadena-deer Creek   School District District Total Revenue (1995-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $6 MM
Wadena-deer Creek   School District District Spending (1995-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,384 $12,051
Wadena-deer Creek   School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,671 $11,992
Wadena-deer Creek   School District District Spending / Student (1995-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Verndale Secondary (7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wadena-deer Creek 5th And 6th Grade Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wadena-deer Creek Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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I would highly not reccomend this school. the staff is not student friendly and extremly biased in their decisions. Students accused with truency when parents have called in. lack of organization. seniors left with destroyed school get no appreciation and respect instead they are treated like 7th graders. if you are looking for a fair well balanced school WDC is NOT the place!
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/05/12

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