Forest Lake Area Learning Center

Forest Lake Area Learning Center serves 233 students in grades 6-12.
Forest Lake 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 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Forest Lake Area Learning Center's student population of 233 students has grown by 150% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Lake 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 Forest Lake Area Learning Center is 0.24, 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
#1728 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.240.54
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Lake Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forest Lake Area Learning Center is Step (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Montessori Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forest Lake Central Montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 114 students
    0.0 miles
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171
    0 PK-6 114
  • Forest Lake Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 96 students
    0.0 miles
    200 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8129
    0 PK 96
  • Forest Lake Step Special Education School
    Grades: 10-12 | 30 students
    0.2 miles
    467 W Broadway
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3171
    0.2 10-12 30
  • Forest Lake Forest View Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 415 students
    0.3 miles
    620 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-8200
    0.3 K-3 415
  • Forest Lake Forest Lake Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 359 students
    0.5 miles
    408 Sw 4th St
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    (651) 982-3200
    0.5 4-6 359

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