Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog.

  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. serves 68 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.

School Overview

  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog.'s student population of 68 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 66% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1667 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio (17-18)60:116:1
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American Indian
26%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
61%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.54
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Graduation Rate (16-17)<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Lakes Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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