702 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Brainerd Senior High School serves 1,964 students in grades 9-12.
Brainerd Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Brainerd Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Brainerd Senior High School's student population of 1,964 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,964 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Brainerd Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brainerd Senior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#761 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,964 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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