Detroit Lakes Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools in Detroit Lakes Public School District, serving 3,081 students. Detroit Lakes Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Detroit Lakes Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Detroit Lakes Public School District are Detroit Lakes Senior High School, Rossman Elementary School and Detroit Lakes Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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 NameDetroit Lakes Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.dlschools.com/
School District Phone Number(218) 847-9271
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools14 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students3,081 Students885,890 Students
# of Teachers205 Teachers55,879 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Detroit Lakes 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 87% has increased from 83% 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 Detroit Lakes 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 Detroit Lakes 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 Detroit Lakes 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
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Detroit Lakes 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
0.410.54
# of American Indian Students283 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
9%
2%
# of Asian Students20 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students79 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# of Black Students44 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# of White Students2,329 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
76%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students326 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:10022,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:21064,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:21963,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22664,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:20965,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:21867,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:24767,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:25766,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:24966,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:21966,466
# of Students in 9th Grade:24367,066
# of Students in 10th Grade:23266,026
# of Students in 11th Grade:21966,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:23370,881
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,478 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 $12,689 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$38 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Detroit Lakes 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$39 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Detroit Lakes 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$12,478$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Detroit Lakes 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$12,689$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Detroit Lakes 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.

Detroit Lakes Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Detroit Lakes Senior High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1301 Roosevelt Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-4491

    Grades: 9-12 | 857 students
  • Rossman Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1221 Rossman Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9268

    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
  • Detroit Lakes Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9228

    Grades: 5-8 | 847 students
  • Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    510 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-1106

    Grades: PK-4 | 587 students
  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog. Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | 68 students
  • Afterschool Program Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    900 Hwy 34 E
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687

    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc Alternative School
    500 11th Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9228

    Grades: 6-8 | 19 students
  • High School Culture Club Alternative School
    702 Lake Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9271

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

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Lincoln Early Childhood Ed. Center
    204 E Willlow
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 847-9271

    Grades: PK | 100 students
  • Voyageurs Exp Chtr-credit Recovery Alternative School
    102 1st Street W
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
    (218) 844-5687

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

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

    Grades: 6-9 | n/a student
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