Des Lacs-burlington High School

  • Des Lacs-burlington High School serves 175 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Des Lacs-burlington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 26%.

School Overview

  • Des Lacs-burlington High School's student population of 175 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Des Lacs-burlington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 454 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Des Lacs-burlington High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#249 out of 454 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Des Lacs-burlington High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Des Lacs-burlington High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
2%
12%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
92%
74%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Des Lacs-burlington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.150.42
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Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Des Lacs-burlington High School and public school graduation rate of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Des Lacs-burlington High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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