Pine River-backus New Beginnings (Closed 2014)

  • Pine River-backus New Beginnings served 13 students in grades 9-11.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was <50% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 76%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-11
Total Students13 students
This chart display total students of Pine River-backus New Beginnings by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pine River-backus New Beginnings by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pine River-backus New Beginnings by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank--
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pine River-backus New Beginnings 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pine River-backus New Beginnings and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
15%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Pine River-backus New Beginnings and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
85%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pine River-backus New Beginnings and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pine River-backus New Beginnings.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.260.53
This chart display the diversity score of Pine River-backus New Beginnings and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pine River-backus New Beginnings and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pine River-backus New Beginnings and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePine River-backus School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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