Alexandria Area High School

  • Alexandria Area High School serves 1,241 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alexandria Area High School's student population of 1,241 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alexandria Area High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alexandria Area High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#993 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
95%
67%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alexandria Area High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.100.53
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alexandria Area High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameALEXANDRIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alexandria Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    0.8 miles
    1120 Lark St
    Alexandria, MN 56308
    (320)762-3320
    0.8 K-5 469
  • Alexandria Woodland Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 441 students
    0.9 miles
    1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #101
    Alexandria, MN 56308
    (320)762-3300
    0.9 K-5 441
  • Alexandria Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 104 students
    1.5 miles
    1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #102
    Alexandria, MN 56308
    (320)762-3305
    1.5 PK 104
  • Alexandria Soar Special Education School
    Grades: 6-8 | 5 students
    1.5 miles
    1204 34th Avenue
    Alexandria, MN 56308
    (320)763-5559
    1.5 6-8 5
  • Alexandria Discovery Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 949 students
    1.8 miles
    510 N Mckay Ave
    Alexandria, MN 56308
    (320)762-7900
    1.8 6-8 949

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