Fosston Secondary

  • Fosston Secondary serves 316 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fosston Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Fosston Secondary's student population of 316 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fosston Secondary is ranked within the top 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 Fosston Secondary 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#700 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.240.54
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFosston Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fosston Magelssen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 326 students
    0.0 miles
    700 E 1st St
    Fosston, MN 56542
    (218) 435-6036
    0.0 PK-6 326
  • Erskine Win-e-mac Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 289 students
    12.9 miles
    23130 345th St Se
    Erskine, MN 56535
    (218) 563-2900
    12.9 PK-6 289
  • Erskine Win-e-mac Secondary
    Grades: 7-12 | 192 students
    12.9 miles
    23130 345th St Se
    Erskine, MN 56535
    (218) 563-2900
    12.9 7-12 192
  • Bagley Bagley Alp Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3 students
    15.3 miles
    204 Park Ave Nw
    Bagley, MN 56621
    (218) 694-3268
    15.3 9-12 3
  • Bagley Bagley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 609 students
    16.3 miles
    202 Bagley Ave Nw
    Bagley, MN 56621
    (218) 694-6528
    16.3 PK-6 609

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