Brainerd Senior High School

702 S 5th St
Brainerd, MN 56401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Brainerd Senior High School serves 1,855 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Brainerd Senior High School's student population of 1,855 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,855 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

Brainerd Senior High School 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 Brainerd Senior High School is 0.14, 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
#833 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.140.54
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrainerd Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Brainerd Senior High School is Lincoln Education Center (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brainerd Lincoln Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-12 | 62 students
    0.1 miles
    604 S 6th St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6600
    0.1 3-12 62
  • Brainerd Washington School Readiness Plus
    Grades: PK
    0.3 miles
    804 Oak Street
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-5438
    0.3 PK n/a
  • Brainerd Harrison Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 257 students
    0.7 miles
    1515 Oak St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6500
    0.7 K-4 257
  • Brainerd Riverside Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 583 students
    0.7 miles
    220 3rd St Nw
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6800
    0.7 K-4 583
  • Brainerd Discovery Woods Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 96 students
    1.2 miles
    604 N 7th St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 828-8200
    1.2 K-6 96

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