South Koochiching School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by South Koochiching School District serving 270 students in Birchdale, Minnesota.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the Minnesota state average of 33%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

South Koochiching School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Birchdale Indus Elementary School
    8560 Hwy 11
    Birchdale, MN 56629
    (218)634-2425

    Grades: PK-6 | 43 students
  • Birchdale Indus Secondary
    8560 Hwy 11
    Birchdale, MN 56629
    (218)634-2425

    Grades: 7-12 | 49 students
  • Northome Northome Elementary School
    11731 Hwy 1
    Northome, MN 56661
    (218)897-5275

    Grades: PK-6 | 102 students
  • Northome Northome Secondary
    11731 Hwy 1
    Northome, MN 56661
    (218)897-5275

    Grades: 7-12 | 76 students

Overview

School District NameSouth Koochiching School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students125 students
# of Teachers21 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
# of Male Students61 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students64 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.29
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
5%
# of Asian Students2 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students3 students
% Hispanic Students
2%
# of Black Students5 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students104 students
% White Students
83%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students5 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade: -
# of Students in 2nd Grade: -
# of Students in 3rd Grade: -
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade:20
# of Students in 8th Grade:21
# of Students in 9th Grade:22
# of Students in 10th Grade:26
# of Students in 11th Grade:17
# of Students in 12th Grade:19
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • South Koochiching School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 60-79% has decreased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Koochiching 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-79%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Koochiching School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,507 is higher than the state average of $11,402. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,212 is higher than the state average of $11,598. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$6 MM$6 MM
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Spending$6 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of South Koochiching School District and average spending for each school distric in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,507$11,402
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Koochiching School District and average revenue per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$18,212$11,598
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Koochiching School District and average spending per public school student in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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