Pequot Lakes Middle School

  • Pequot Lakes Middle School serves 564 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pequot Lakes Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pequot Lakes Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Pequot Lakes Middle School's student population of 564 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pequot Lakes Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pequot Lakes Middle School is 0.08, 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#301 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.080.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePequot Lakes School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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