Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr.

  • Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr. serves 105 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr. places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr.'s student population of 105 students has grown by 61% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr.'s student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr. is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1701 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
94%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
6%
67%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cass Lake-bena Area Lrng. Cntr..This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.110.34
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Graduation Rate20-29%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCass Lake-bena Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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