Minnewaska Secondary

  • Minnewaska Secondary serves 339 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minnewaska Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Minnewaska Secondary's student population of 339 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Minnewaska Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Minnewaska Secondary is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#866 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.150.54
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinnewaska School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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