Big Lake Senior High School

Big Lake Senior High School serves 949 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 29%.
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 949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 949 students
Big Lake Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Big Lake Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Big Lake Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Big Lake Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 20:1 16:1
Big Lake Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
2%
Big Lake Senior High School American Indian Students (2003-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Big Lake Senior High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Big Lake Senior High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
3%
10%
Big Lake Senior High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
90%
71%
Big Lake Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
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 0.32
Big Lake Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
17%
31%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Big Lake Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Big Lake Public School District's student population of 3,315 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 $9,910 in this district is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,302 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Big Lake Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,315 528
Big Lake Public   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 88%
Big Lake Public   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $6 MM
Big Lake Public   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $33 MM $6 MM
Big Lake Public   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,910 $12,051
Big Lake Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,302 $11,992
Big Lake Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Prairie House School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Big Lake Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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