Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 721 students in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Public schools in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
|School District Name||Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District|
|School District Website||http://www.kms.k12.mn.us|
|School District Phone Number||(320) 264-1411|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MN)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||2,560 Schools|
|# of Students||721 Students||885,728 Students|
|# of Teachers||49 Teachers||55,868 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||16:1|
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 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 80% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MN)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#172 out of 524 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||15,034 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||2 Students||60,101 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||91 Students||82,194 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||5 Students||97,616 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||616 Students||588,207 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||697 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||7 Students||41,732 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||6||22,692|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||61||64,198|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||69||63,615|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||59||64,456|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||65||65,772|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||66||67,286|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||64||67,740|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||71||66,621|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||53||66,202|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||51||66,466|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||44||67,066|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||41||66,026|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||42||66,707|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||29||70,881|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $13,788 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 $12,058 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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MN)|
|Total Revenue||$10 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$9 MM||$8 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$13,788||$14,416|
|Revenue / Student||$12,058||$14,606|
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