Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center

  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center serves 4 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 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 2014-15 school year.
  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center 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 2014-15 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center's student population of 4 students has grown by 300% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4 students
This chart display total students of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,766 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
75%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
25%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.380.34
This chart display the diversity score of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate50-59%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDetroit Lakes Public Dist. School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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