Aitkin Public School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public middle schools in Aitkin Public School District, serving 552 students. Public middle schools in Aitkin Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Minnesota public middle school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 59% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Minnesota public middle school average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Minnesota public middle school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Aitkin Public School District|
|School District Phone Number||(218) 927-2115|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MN)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||977 Schools|
|# of Students||552 Students||288,335 Students|
|# of Teachers||39 Teachers||18,023 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||16:1|
Aitkin Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 456 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MN)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#207 out of 524 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||6,531 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||1 Student||19,973 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||8 Students||27,037 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||7 Students||33,298 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||517 Students||188,054 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||208 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||18 Students||13,087 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||1,407|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||-||4,128|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||-||4,333|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||-||4,488|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||-||4,769|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||-||5,437|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||-||14,375|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||54,484|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||100||66,215|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||107||66,466|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||103||16,394|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||68||14,394|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||87||14,756|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||87||16,689|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $11,865 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,077 is less than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MN)|
|Total Revenue||$14 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$17 MM||$8 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$11,865||$14,416|
|Revenue / Student||$14,077||$14,606|
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