Thistledew: Alice O'brien School (Closed 2009)

62741 County Rd 551
Cook, MN 55723
Thistledew: Alice O'brien School served 11 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students11 students
This chart display total students of Thistledew: Alice O'brien School by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Thistledew: Alice O'brien School by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Thistledew: Alice O'brien School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2008-2009 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black
27%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
46%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.680.54
This chart display the diversity score of Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thistledew: Alice O'brien School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (00-01)
2%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public School District
Source: 2008-2009 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Thistledew: Alice O'brien School is Bigfork Secondary (20.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bigfork Elementary School (20.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bigfork Bigfork Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
    20.2 miles
    100 Huskie Blvd
    Bigfork, MN 56628
    (218) 743-3444
    20.2 PK-6 181
  • Bigfork Bigfork Secondary Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 128 students
    20.2 miles
    100 Huskie Blvd
    Bigfork, MN 56628
    (218) 743-3444
    20.2 7-12 128
  • Cook North Woods Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 246 students
    21.9 miles
    10248 Olson Rd E
    Cook, MN 55723
    (218) 666-5221
    21.9 PK-6 246
  • Cook North Woods Secondary Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 304 students
    21.9 miles
    10248 Olson Rd E
    Cook, MN 55723
    (218) 666-5221
    21.9 7-12 304
  • Nett Lake Nett Lake Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 57 students
    23.4 miles
    13090 Westley Dr
    Nett Lake, MN 55772
    (218) 757-3102
    23.4 PK-6 57
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