Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public schools managed by Detroit Lakes Public Dist.
  • School District serving 3,070 students in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota state average of 33%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Detroit Lakes Afterschool Program Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. Alternative School
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center Alternative School
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Middle Alc Alternative School
    500 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9228

    Grades: 6-8 | 16 students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Middle School
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9228

    Grades: 5-8 | 816 students
  • Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes Senior High School
    1301 Roosevelt Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-4491

    Grades: 9-12 | 834 students
  • Detroit Lakes Drake Residential Treatment Center Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes High School Culture Club Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9271

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes High School Extended Year Program Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes Lake Park-audubon Targeted Services Elementary School Alternative School
    702 Lake Avenue
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9271

    Grades: K-8 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes Lincoln Early Childhood Ed. Center
    204 E Willlow
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9271

    Grades: PK | 95 students
  • Detroit Lakes Roosevelt Elementary School
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-1106

    Grades: PK-4 | 618 students
  • Detroit Lakes Roosevelt Targeted Services Elementary School Alternative School
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-1106

    Grades: K-5 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes Rossman Elementary School
    1221 Rossman Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)847-9268

    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
  • Detroit Lakes Voyageurs Exp Chtr-credit Recovery Alternative School
    102 1st Street W
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes Voyageurs Exp Chtr-extended Year Alternative School
    102 1st St W
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Detroit Lakes Walker-hackensack-akeley Alc Alternative School
    301 4th St
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218)844-5687

    Grades: 6-9 | n/a students

Overview

School District NameDetroit Lakes Public Dist. School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,897 students
# of Teachers199 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,356 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students1,541 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.41
# of American Indian Students268 students
% American Indian Students
9%
# of Asian Students25 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students69 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students45 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,203 students
% White Students
76%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students287 students
% of Two or more races Students
10%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:225
# of Students in 1st Grade:224
# of Students in 2nd Grade:214
# of Students in 3rd Grade:215
# of Students in 4th Grade:243
# of Students in 5th Grade:249
# of Students in 6th Grade:243
# of Students in 7th Grade:219
# of Students in 8th Grade:227
# of Students in 9th Grade:229
# of Students in 10th Grade:206
# of Students in 11th Grade:207
# of Students in 12th Grade:196
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Detroit Lakes Public Dist. 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Detroit Lakes Public Dist. 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,065 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,402. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,721 is less than the state average of $11,598. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$30 MM$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District and average revenue for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$29 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District and average spending for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,065$11,402
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District and average revenue per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,721$11,598
This chart display average spending per public school student in Detroit Lakes Public Dist. School District and average spending per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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