Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School

901 1st St S
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School serves 1,017 students in grades 6-8.
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,017 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School's student population of 1,017 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,017 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1190 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
84%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School's ranking?
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School is ranked #1190 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School often compared to?
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Foley Intermediate Elementary School, Sartell Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School?
1,017 students attend Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School?
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School offer ?
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School part of?
Sauk Rapids-rice Middle School is part of Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,017 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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