Bluff Country Learning Center (Closed 2016)

  • Bluff Country Learning Center served 12 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was <50% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2014-2015 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was <50% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 8% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Bluff Country Learning Center operated within the La Crescent-hokah School District.
  • La Crescent-hokah School District's 95% graduation rate was higher than the Minnesota state average of 82%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students12 students
Bluff Country Learning Center Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Bluff Country Learning Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Bluff Country Learning Center Total Teachers (2000-2016)
Students by GradeBluff Country Learning Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
61%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Bluff Country Learning Center Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2016)
Asian
n/a
7%
Bluff Country Learning Center Asian Students (1998-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Bluff Country Learning Center Black Students (1997-1998)
Black
8%
10%
Bluff Country Learning Center Black Students (2002-2016)
White
92%
68%
Bluff Country Learning Center White Students (1996-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBluff Country Learning Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.33
Bluff Country Learning Center Diversity Score (1997-2016)
Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
Bluff Country Learning Center Graduation Rate (2011-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
31%
Bluff Country Learning Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
Bluff Country Learning Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

School District NameLa Crescent-hokah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed1,145531
La Crescent-hokah School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
60%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
60%
District Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
District Total Revenue$15 MM$6 MM
District Spending$15 MM$6 MM
District Revenue / Student$11,537$11,015
District Spending / Student$11,831$11,205
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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