Detroit Lakes Senior High School

  • Detroit Lakes Senior High School serves 834 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

Detroit Lakes Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Detroit Lakes Senior High School's student population of 834 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students834 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Detroit Lakes Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Detroit Lakes Senior High School is 0.33, which is less 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#629 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
11%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
81%
67%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Detroit Lakes Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.330.34
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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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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