Detroit Lakes Middle Alc

Detroit Lakes Middle Alc serves 19 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Detroit Lakes Middle Alc places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Detroit Lakes Middle Alc's student population of 19 students has grown by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Detroit Lakes Middle Alc is 0.72, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
61%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Lakes Middle Alc 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 Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
16%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
Hispanic
11%
9%
Black
n/a
11%
White
42%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Detroit Lakes Middle Alc and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
26%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Detroit Lakes Middle Alc. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.720.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Detroit Lakes Middle Alc and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Detroit Lakes Middle Alc is Afterschool Program (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Detroit Lakes Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 847 students
    0.0 miles
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9228
    0 5-8 847
  • Detroit Lakes Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 587 students
    0.0 miles
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-1106
    0 PK-4 587
  • Detroit Lakes Afterschool Program Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Detroit Lakes High School Culture Club Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9271
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Detroit Lakes High School Extended Year Program Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687
    0.8 9-12 n/a

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