Park Rapids Area Century Middle School

  • Park Rapids Area Century Middle School serves 335 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Park Rapids Area Century Middle School operates within the Park Rapids Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 335 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 335 students
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by Grade Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
2%
2%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
n/a
10%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
91%
69%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Park Rapids Area Century Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.32
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
31%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Park Rapids Area Century Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Park Rapids Public School District's student population of 1,518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,650 is higher than the state average of $12,795. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,005 is less than the state average of $13,079. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Park Rapids Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,518 522
Park Rapids Public School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $7 MM
Park Rapids Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $7 MM
Park Rapids Public School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,650 $12,795
Park Rapids Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,005 $13,079
Park Rapids Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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