546 5th Ave Ne
Melrose, MN 56352
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Melrose Secondary serves 462 students in grades 9-12.
Melrose Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Melrose Secondary ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Melrose Secondary's student population of 462 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Melrose Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Melrose Secondary is 0.41, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#561 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
25%
10%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
73%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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