Nesson 2 School District

224 2nd Ave W
Ray, ND 58849
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 412 students in Nesson 2 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Dakota.
Public Schools in Nesson 2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
2 Schools
527 Schools
# Students
412 Students
119,760 Students
# Teachers
26 Teachers
9,943 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Nesson 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 168 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 50% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ND)
#78 out of 169 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nesson 2  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nesson 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nesson 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nesson 2  School District and public school graduation rate of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.26
0.46
# American Indian Students
3 Students
12,729 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
11%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,638 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
15 Students
7,212 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
6%
# Black Students
5 Students
6,049 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
353 Students
86,697 Students
% White Students
86%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
314 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
5,121 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
13
2,836
# Students in K Grade:
45
9,801
# Students in 1st Grade:
27
9,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
37
9,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
32
9,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
34
9,219
# Students in 5th Grade:
33
8,902
# Students in 6th Grade:
30
8,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
22
9,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
40
9,167
# Students in 9th Grade:
19
9,481
# Students in 10th Grade:
34
8,711
# Students in 11th Grade:
26
8,083
# Students in 12th Grade:
20
7,874
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,803 is higher than the state median of $17,988. The school district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,583 is higher than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has declined by 49% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ND)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$8 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nesson 2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$9 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total spending of Nesson 2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$19,803
$17,988
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nesson 2  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$22,583
$17,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nesson 2  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Nesson 2 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ray Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
224 2nd Ave W
Ray, ND 58849
(701) 568-3301
Grades: PK-8
| 313 students
Rank: #22.
Ray High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
224 2nd Ave W
Ray, ND 58849
(701) 568-3301
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Nesson 2 School District?
Nesson 2 School District manages 2 public schools serving 412 students.
What is the rank of Nesson 2 School District?
Nesson 2 School District is ranked #72 out of 168 school districts in North Dakota (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Nesson 2 School District?
86% of Nesson 2 School District students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Nesson 2 School District?
Nesson 2 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 12:1.
What is Nesson 2 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $22,583 is higher than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has declined by 49% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : ≥80% (Top 30% in ND)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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