Cass Lake-bena Middle School

  • Cass Lake-bena Middle School serves 338 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (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 35% (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 91% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Cass Lake-bena Middle School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cass Lake-bena Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cass Lake-bena Middle School is 0.27, 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#1659 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cass Lake-bena Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cass Lake-bena Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
85%
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
White
9%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cass Lake-bena Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cass Lake-bena Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.270.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
30%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cass Lake-bena Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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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