North Woods Secondary

10248 Olson Rd E
Cook, MN 55723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
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 grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

North Woods Secondary is ranked within the bottom 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1249 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.510.54
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to North Woods Secondary is Laurentian Environmental Center (16.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Woods Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cook North Woods Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 246 students
    0.0 miles
    10248 Olson Rd E
    Cook, MN 55723
    (218) 666-5221
    0 PK-6 246
  • Britt Laurentian Environmental Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    16.1 miles
    8950 Peppard Rd
    Britt, MN 55710
    (888) 749-1288
    16.1 7-12 n/a
  • Nett Lake Nett Lake Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 57 students
    21.0 miles
    13090 Westley Dr
    Nett Lake, MN 55772
    (218) 757-3102
    21 PK-6 57
  • Tower Tower-soudan Elementary School Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 78 students
    24.1 miles
    415 N 2nd St
    Tower, MN 55790
    (218) 753-4040
    24.1 PK-6 78
  • Mountain Iron Mountain Iron-buhl Secondary Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 214 students
    26.0 miles
    5720 Marble Ave
    Mountain Iron, MN 55768
    (218) 735-8271
    26 7-12 214

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