Perham Area Learning Center

  • Perham Area Learning Center serves 36 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Perham Area Learning Center's student population of 36 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students36 students
This chart display total students of Perham Area Learning Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Perham Area Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Perham Area Learning Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
American Indian
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Perham Area Learning Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
75%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Perham Area Learning Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.410.54
This chart display the diversity score of Perham Area Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate40-59%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Perham Area Learning Center and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Perham Area Learning Center 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
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Perham Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerham-Dent Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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