Blooming Prairie Secondary

  • Blooming Prairie Secondary serves 306 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blooming Prairie Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Blooming Prairie Secondary's student population of 306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blooming Prairie Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Blooming Prairie Secondary is 0.22, 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 Testing Rank#725 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blooming Prairie Secondary. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.220.54
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Graduation Rate80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blooming Prairie Secondary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlooming Prairie Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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