Cass Lake-bena Secondary

  • Cass Lake-bena Secondary serves 228 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% 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 Secondary's student population of 228 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cass Lake-bena Secondary's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cass Lake-bena Secondary is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#1652 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
90%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
7%
67%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.53
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Graduation Rate70-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCASS LAKE-BENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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