Dakota Prairie High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Dakota Prairie High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Dakota Prairie High School's student population of 117 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
9%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
92%
79%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dakota Prairie High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.150.22
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Graduation Rate≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDakota Prairie 1 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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