Bigfork Secondary

  • Bigfork Secondary serves 128 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bigfork Secondary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Bigfork Secondary's student population of 128 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bigfork Secondary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bigfork Secondary is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1271 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.240.54
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Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bigfork Bigfork Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
    0.0 miles
    100 Huskie Blvd
    Bigfork, MN 56628
    (218)743-3444
    0.0 PK-6 181
  • Deer River Deer River Schools Sped Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 5 students
    28.9 miles
    313 Main Ave E
    Deer River, MN 56636
    (218)246-8860
    28.9 K-5 5
  • Deer River Deer River Secondary
    Grades: 6-12 | 429 students
    29.0 miles
    101 1st Ave Ne
    Deer River, MN 56636
    (218)246-8241
    29.0 6-12 429
  • Northome Northome Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 102 students
    29.0 miles
    11731 Hwy 1
    Northome, MN 56661
    (218)897-5275
    29.0 PK-6 102
  • Northome Northome Secondary
    Grades: 7-12 | 74 students
    29.0 miles
    11731 Hwy 1
    Northome, MN 56661
    (218)897-5275
    29.0 7-12 74

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