10248 Olson Rd E
Cook, MN 55723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
North Woods Secondary serves 304 students in grades 7-12.
North Woods Secondary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

North Woods Secondary's student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

North Woods Secondary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Woods Secondary is 0.51, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1212 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
20%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
White
67%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Woods Secondary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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