East Central School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 735 students in East Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Public Schools in East Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in East Central School District are East Central Elementary School, East Central Senior Secondary and Crossroads Area Learning Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. East Central School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
East Central School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MN)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,544 Schools
# Students
735 Students
872,755 Students
# Teachers
45 Teachers
53,334 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

East Central School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 515 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 55-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MN)
Overall District Rank
#325 out of 522 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Central   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Central   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Central   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of East Central   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.28
0.57
# American Indian Students
51 Students
15,533 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
2%
# Asian Students
4 Students
61,043 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
17 Students
88,237 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
10%
# Black Students
8 Students
101,657 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
620 Students
555,545 Students
% White Students
84%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
825 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
49,915 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
21,237
# Students in K Grade:
55
59,523
# Students in 1st Grade:
56
62,717
# Students in 2nd Grade:
46
62,188
# Students in 3rd Grade:
38
62,526
# Students in 4th Grade:
47
62,480
# Students in 5th Grade:
55
63,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
44
65,070
# Students in 7th Grade:
62
67,411
# Students in 8th Grade:
54
68,070
# Students in 9th Grade:
68
68,513
# Students in 10th Grade:
55
67,991
# Students in 11th Grade:
49
68,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
66
73,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,548 is higher than the state median of $14,481. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,388 is higher than the state median of $14,746. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MN)
Total Revenue
$13 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of East Central   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$12 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of East Central   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,548
$14,481
This chart display average revenue per public school student in East Central   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,388
$14,746
This chart display average spending per public school student in East Central   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best East Central School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Central Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
61085 State Hwy 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(320) 245-6010
Grades: PK-6
| 381 students
Rank: #22.
East Central Senior Secondary
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
61085 State Hwy 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(320) 245-2931
Grades: 7-12
| 316 students
Rank: n/an/a
Crossroads Area Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50%
61085 State Highway 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(320) 245-6016
Grades: 7-12
| 38 students
Rank: n/an/a
61085 State Highway 23
Finlayson, MN 55735
(320) 245-6010
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • East Central School District
  • 61085 STATE HWY 23, FINLAYSON, MN, 55735-4514
  • (320) 245-2289
  • eastcentral.k12.mn.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 735 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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