Detroit Lakes Middle Alc

  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc serves 16 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.
  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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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 16 students has grown by 166% 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 Students16 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc 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 16:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Lakes Middle Alc is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. 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)<50%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<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 Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
12%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Detroit Lakes Middle Alc and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
67%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.400.33
This chart display the diversity score of Detroit Lakes Middle Alc and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 2016-17 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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