Duluth Area Learning Center

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Duluth Area Learning Center serves 627 students in grades 6-12.
Duluth 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Duluth Area Learning Center's student population of 627 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Duluth Area Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Duluth Area Learning Center is 0.59, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1406 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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American Indian
7%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
15%
11%
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White
61%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.590.54
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Graduation Rate
40-44%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Duluth Area Learning Center is Academic Excellence Online (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lakeside Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth Academic Excellence Online Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    0.0 miles
    215 N First Avenue East
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8766
    0 9-12 22
  • Duluth Lakeside Academy Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    0.1 miles
    502 E 2nd St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 625-2689
    0.1 K-12 n/a
  • Duluth Special Ed. N.p. Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 2 students
    0.1 miles
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8740
    0.1 PK-12 2
  • Duluth Superior Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 10 students
    0.1 miles
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 355-2100
    0.1 6-12 10
  • Duluth The Bridge Special Education School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 12 | 16 students
    0.2 miles
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8740
    0.2 12 16

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