Bemidji Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 public schools in Bemidji Public School District, serving 5,231 students. Bemidji Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Bemidji Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Bemidji Public School District are Bemidji Middle School, Horace May Elementary School and Northern Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameBemidji Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bemidji.k12.mn.us/
School District Phone Number(218) 333-3100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools16 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students5,231 Students885,892 Students
# of Teachers320 Teachers55,880 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Bemidji Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 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 76% has decreased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 524 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bemidji Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bemidji Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bemidji Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bemidji Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.460.54
# of American Indian Students864 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
16%
2%
# of Asian Students41 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students100 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# of Black Students81 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# of White Students3,729 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
71%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students415 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:15022,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:39464,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:40563,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:40064,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:40465,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:43767,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:40867,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:34866,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:36966,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:34866,474
# of Students in 9th Grade:40867,065
# of Students in 10th Grade:39566,025
# of Students in 11th Grade:37966,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:38670,877
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,189 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 $14,646 is higher than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$74 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bemidji Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$77 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Bemidji Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,189$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bemidji Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,646$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bemidji Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Bemidji Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Bemidji Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1910 Middle School Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3215

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,053 student
  • Horace May Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4415 Washington Ave Sw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3240

    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
  • Northern Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8711 Irvine Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3260

    Grades: 1-5 | 507 students
  • Bemidji Senior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2900 Division St W
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,413 student
  • Lincoln Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1617 5th St Ne
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3250

    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
  • Solway Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    159 Lomen Ave Ne
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 467-3232

    Grades: 1-5 | 157 students
  • Bemidji Senior Lumberjack Alc Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2900 Division St W
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 444-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 Beltrami Ave
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3220

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • J.w. Smith Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1712 America Ave
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3290

    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
  • First City School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1230 5th St Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3458

    Grades: 3-12 | 54 students
  • Bemidji Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: PS%
    802 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3299

    Grades: K-12 | 53 students
  • Bemidji Bylaw Special Education School
    502 Minnesota Ave
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3477

    Grades: 6-12 | 8 students
  • Bemidji Middle Alp Alternative School
    1910 Middle School Ave Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3215

    Grades: 6-8 | n/a student
  • Gene Dillon Elementary School
    3795 Division St W
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3100

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Oshki Manidoo Center Alternative School
    802 Paul Bunyan Dr Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3478

    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
  • Paul Bunyan Center
    3300 Gillett Dr Nw
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    (218) 333-3100

    Grades: PK-1 | 226 students
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