Big Lake Senior High School

  • Big Lake Senior High School serves 974 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Big Lake Senior High School operates within the Big Lake Public School District.
  • Big Lake Public School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the MN state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students974 students
Big Lake Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Big Lake Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Big Lake Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBig Lake Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
Big Lake Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
2%
Big Lake Senior High School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Big Lake Senior High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Big Lake Senior High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
3%
10%
Big Lake Senior High School Black Students (1992-2015)
White
90%
69%
Big Lake Senior High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Big Lake Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBig Lake Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN 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.
0.190.51
Big Lake Senior High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
17%
31%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Big Lake Public School District's student population of 3,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 72% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,479 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,836 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameBig Lake Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed3,255522
Big Lake Public School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate73%88%
Big Lake Public School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$35 MM$6 MM
Big Lake Public School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$33 MM$6 MM
Big Lake Public School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,479$12,051
Big Lake Public School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,836$11,992
Big Lake Public School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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