Heron Lake-okabena Secondary

124 N Minnesota Ave
Okabena, MN 56161
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Heron Lake-okabena Secondary serves 151 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Heron Lake-okabena Secondary 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 student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Heron Lake-okabena Secondary places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Heron Lake-okabena Secondary's student population of 151 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Heron Lake-okabena Secondary 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 Heron Lake-okabena Secondary is 0.23, 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
#1494 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.230.54
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHeron Lake-Okabena School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heron Lake-okabena Secondary is Windom Senior High School (13.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Round Lake-brewster Elementary School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heron Lake-okabena Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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