Lancaster Secondary

401 Central Ave S
Lancaster, MN 56735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lancaster Secondary serves 82 students in grades 7-12.
Lancaster Secondary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to 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 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 82 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lancaster Secondary's student population of 82 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
82 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Lancaster Secondary 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 Lancaster Secondary is 0.13, 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
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#939 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
93%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Lancaster Secondary's ranking?
Lancaster Secondary is ranked #939 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?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lancaster Secondary?
The graduation rate of Lancaster Secondary is 50%, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Lancaster Secondary?
82 students attend Lancaster Secondary.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Lancaster Secondary students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lancaster Secondary?
Lancaster Secondary has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lancaster Secondary offer ?
Lancaster Secondary offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Lancaster Secondary part of?
Lancaster Secondary is part of Lancaster Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 82 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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