Fosston Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Fosston Public School District, serving 642 students. Fosston Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Fosston Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (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.
The top ranked public schools in Fosston Public School District are Magelssen Elementary School and Fosston Secondary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Minnesota public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameFosston Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.fosston.k12.mn.us
School District Phone Number(218) 435-6335
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools2 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students642 Students885,892 Students
# of Teachers50 Teachers55,880 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

Fosston 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#138 out of 524 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fosston Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fosston 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)
61%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fosston 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
≥90%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fosston 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
0.270.54
# of American Indian Students18 Students15,036 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
2%
# of Asian Students3 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students16 Students82,282 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
9%
# of Black Students3 Students97,668 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# of White Students548 Students588,218 Students
% White Students
85%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students54 Students41,741 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:522,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:4164,220
# of Students in 1st Grade:3963,621
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4064,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade:4965,799
# of Students in 4th Grade:4867,321
# of Students in 5th Grade:4167,763
# of Students in 6th Grade:6366,635
# of Students in 7th Grade:4766,215
# of Students in 8th Grade:5566,474
# of Students in 9th Grade:5367,065
# of Students in 10th Grade:5066,025
# of Students in 11th Grade:5366,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:5870,877
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,924 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 $18,467 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$9 MM$8 MM
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Spending$12 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Fosston 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$13,924$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fosston 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$18,467$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fosston 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.

Fosston Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Magelssen Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 E 1st St
    Fosston, MN 56542
    (218) 435-6036

    Grades: PK-6 | 326 students
  • Fosston Secondary Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 E 1st St
    Fosston, MN 56542
    (218) 435-1909

    Grades: 7-12 | 316 students
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