United South Central High School

600 11th St. Sw
Wells, MN 56097
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
United South Central High School serves 300 students in grades 7-12.
United South Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

United South Central High School's student population of 300 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

United South Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of United South Central High School is 0.31, 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
#1020 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.310.54
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnited South Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to United South Central High School is Alden-conger Secondary (9.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is United South Central Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wells United South Central Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 407 students
    0.0 miles
    600 11th St. Sw
    Wells, MN 56097
    (507) 553-5810
    0 PK-6 407
  • Minnesota Lake Maple River East Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 193 students
    8.4 miles
    126 Higbie Ave Se
    Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
    (507) 462-3348
    8.4 PK-5 193
  • Alden Alden-conger Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 264 students
    9.1 miles
    215 N Broadway
    Alden, MN 56009
    (507) 874-3240
    9.1 PK-6 264
  • Alden Alden-conger Secondary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 233 students
    9.1 miles
    215 N Broadway
    Alden, MN 56009
    (507) 874-3240
    9.1 7-12 233
  • Alden Enrich Alden Special Education School
    Reading: PS%

    9.1 miles
    215 N. Broadway Ave.
    Alden, MN 56009
    (507) 857-1160
    9.1 n/a n/a

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