Detroit Lakes Senior High School

1301 Roosevelt Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Detroit Lakes Senior High School serves 857 students in grades 9-12.
Detroit Lakes Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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 857 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students857 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Detroit Lakes Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Senior High School is 0.32, 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 Testing Rank
#326 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
8%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.320.54
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Detroit Lakes Senior High School is Afterschool Program (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Detroit Lakes Middle Alc (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rossman Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Lakes Lincoln Early Childhood Ed. Center
    Grades: PK | 100 students
    0.2 miles
    204 E Willlow
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9271
    0.2 PK 100
  • Detroit Lakes Rossman Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    0.7 miles
    1221 Rossman Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9268
    0.7 PK-5 601
  • 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 Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
    0.8 miles
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687
    0.8 9-12 68
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
    0.8 miles
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687
    0.8 9-12 2

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