Dakota Prairie High School

Tel: (701)345-8233
  • Dakota Prairie High School serves 117 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 51%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Dakota Prairie High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 21%.
  • Dakota Prairie High School operates within the Dakota Prairie 1 School District.
  • Dakota Prairie 1 School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the North Dakota state average of 85%.

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School Overview

  • Dakota Prairie High School's student population of 117 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students117 students
Dakota Prairie High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Dakota Prairie High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Dakota Prairie High School Total Teachers (1996-2016)
Students by GradeDakota Prairie High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Dakota Prairie High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 450 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dakota Prairie High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
Dakota Prairie High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2016)
American Indian
n/a
9%
Dakota Prairie High School American Indian Students (2005-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Dakota Prairie High School Asian Students (1994-2010)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Dakota Prairie High School Black Students (2007-2016)
Black
1%
4%
Dakota Prairie High School Black Students (1997-2016)
White
92%
79%
Dakota Prairie High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Dakota Prairie High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsDakota Prairie High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.22
Dakota Prairie High School Diversity Score (1994-2016)
Graduation Rate≥80%
85%
Dakota Prairie High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
25%
Dakota Prairie High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
Dakota Prairie High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Dakota Prairie High School is Dakota Prairie 1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 169 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Dakota Prairie 1 School District's student population of 260 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,451 is higher than the state average of $12,230. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,833 is higher than the state average of $12,117. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameDakota Prairie 1 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    2
    Number of Students Managed260213
    Dakota Prairie 1 School District Students Managed (1995-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
    51%
    District Graduation Rate≥80%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$4 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$3 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,451$12,230
    District Spending / Student$15,833$12,117
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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