Fergus Falls Area Learning Center

340 Friberg Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center serves 95 students in grades 5-12.
Fergus Falls 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 21-39% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fergus Falls Area Learning Center's student population of 95 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
95 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Fergus Falls Area Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fergus Falls Area Learning Center is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1376 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
72%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
21-39%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fergus Falls Area Learning Center's ranking?
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center is ranked #1376 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Fergus Falls Area Learning Center?
The graduation rate of Fergus Falls Area Learning Center is 21-39%, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Fergus Falls Area Learning Center?
95 students attend Fergus Falls Area Learning Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Fergus Falls Area Learning Center students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fergus Falls Area Learning Center?
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fergus Falls Area Learning Center offer ?
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center offers enrollment in grades 5-12
What school district is Fergus Falls Area Learning Center part of?
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center is part of Fergus Falls Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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