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For the 2021 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 8,844 students in Duluth Public School District. Duluth Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Duluth Public School District are Congdon Elementary School, Lester Park Elementary School and Lakewood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Duluth Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (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.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameDuluth Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.isd709.org/
School District Phone Number(218) 336-8752
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools25 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students8,844 Students885,890 Students
# of Teachers466 Teachers55,879 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1

District Comparison

Duluth 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 78% has decreased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 524 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Duluth Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Duluth 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)
57%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Duluth 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
78%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Duluth 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
0.400.54
# of American Indian Students346 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
2%
# of Asian Students124 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students253 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
9%
# of Black Students551 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# of White Students6,768 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
77%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students798 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:38622,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:66964,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:60163,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:62764,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:63065,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:66667,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:57967,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:58666,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:60066,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:60466,466
# of Students in 9th Grade:68767,066
# of Students in 10th Grade:67066,026
# of Students in 11th Grade:74066,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:79970,881
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,208 is higher 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 $14,729 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$135 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Duluth 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$130 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Duluth 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$15,208$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Duluth 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$14,729$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Duluth 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.

Duluth Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Congdon Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3116 E Superior St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218) 336-8825

    Grades: K-5 | 596 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Lester Park Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5300 Glenwood Ave
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8875

    Grades: K-5 | 553 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Lakewood Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5207 N Tischer Rd
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8870

    Grades: K-5 | 222 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ordean East Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2900 E 4th St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218) 336-8940

    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Homecroft Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4784 Howard Gnesen Rd
    Duluth, MN 55803
    (218) 336-8865

    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Lowell Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2000 Rice Lake Rd
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 336-8895

    Grades: K-5 | 414 students
  • Rank: #77.
    East High School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    301 N 40th Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8845

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,464 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Stowe Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    715 101st Ave W
    Duluth, MN 55808
    (218) 336-8965

    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Laura Macarthur Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    720 N Central Ave
    Duluth, MN 55807
    (218) 336-8900

    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Arrowhead Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1918 Arlington Ave N
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 625-6766

    Grades: 4-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Piedmont Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2827 Chambersburg Ave
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 336-8950

    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Myers-wilkins Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1027 N 8th Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55805
    (218) 336-8860

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Lincoln Park Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3215 W 3rd St
    Duluth, MN 55806
    (218) 336-8880

    Grades: 6-8 | 564 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Denfeld High School Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 N 44th Ave W
    Duluth, MN 55807
    (218) 336-8830

    Grades: 9-12 | 802 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Duluth Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8756

    Grades: 6-12 | 627 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Merritt Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4000 W 9th St
    Duluth, MN 55807
    (218) 625-2689

    Grades: K-12 | 95 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Chester Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    714 1/2 W College St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 216-8325

    Grades: K-12 | 59 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Rockridge Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4849 Ivanhoe St
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8955

    Grades: 6-12 | 93 students
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Academic Excellence Online Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    215 N First Avenue East
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8766

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Bethany Crises Shelter Alternative School
    110 W Redwing St
    Duluth, MN 55803
    (218) 728-7492

    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    The Bridge Special Education School
    Magnet School
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8740

    Grades: 12 | 16 students
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Early Childhood Special Education Special Education School
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8744

    Grades: PK | 140 students
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Lakeside Academy Alternative School
    502 E 2nd St
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 625-2689

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Special Ed. N.p. Special Education School
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 336-8740

    Grades: PK-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #19-2519.- 25.
    Superior Academy Alternative School
    215 N 1st Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 355-2100

    Grades: 6-12 | 10 students
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