Brainerd Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,744 students in Brainerd Public School District. Brainerd Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Brainerd Public School District are Lowell Elementary School, Baxter Elementary School and Garfield Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Brainerd Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBrainerd Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.isd181.org/
School District Phone Number(218) 454-6900
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools14 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students6,744 Students885,890 Students
# of Teachers414 Teachers55,879 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Brainerd Public School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 85% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#87 out of 524 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brainerd Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brainerd 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)
66%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brainerd 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
85%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brainerd 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
0.150.54
# of American Indian Students105 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
2%
# of Asian Students41 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students83 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# of Black Students97 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# of White Students6,206 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
92%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students210 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:22822,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:49664,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:46563,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:48364,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:50565,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:48967,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:48967,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:51966,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:52266,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:49966,466
# of Students in 9th Grade:50567,066
# of Students in 10th Grade:54366,026
# of Students in 11th Grade:48666,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:51570,881
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,308 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 $12,973 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$97 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brainerd 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$88 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Brainerd 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$14,308$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brainerd 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$12,973$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brainerd 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.

Brainerd Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lowell Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    704 3rd Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6550

    Grades: K-4 | 423 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Baxter Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5546 Fairview Rd
    Baxter, MN 56425
    (218) 454-6400

    Grades: PK-4 | 502 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Garfield Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1120 10th Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6450

    Grades: K-4 | 395 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Forestview Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12149 Knollwood Dr
    Baxter, MN 56425
    (218) 454-6000

    Grades: 5-9 | 1,997 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Nisswa Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5533 Lakers Lane
    Nisswa, MN 56468
    (218) 961-6860

    Grades: PK-4 | 304 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Harrison Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1515 Oak St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6500

    Grades: K-4 | 257 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Riverside Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    220 3rd St Nw
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6800

    Grades: K-4 | 583 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Brainerd Senior High School Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    702 S 5th St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,855 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Middle Level Alternative Program Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 10th Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-5400

    Grades: 5-8 | 17 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Isd 181 Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 10th Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-5400

    Grades: K-12 | 149 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Lincoln Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    604 S 6th St
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-6600

    Grades: 3-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.311 10th Ave Ne
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-5438

    Grades: PK | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Brainerd Early Childhood Sp. Ed. Special Education School
    311 10th Ave Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
    (218) 454-5430

    Grades: PK | 200 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.804 Oak Street
    Brainerd, MN 56401
    (218) 454-5438

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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