Big Lake Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Big Lake Public School District Details

Big Lake Public School District
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN 55309

3,067 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

22 Students Per Classroom (State average is 16)

Big Lake Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
63%
57%
63%
59%
63%
55%
63%
57%
63%
59%
63%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Big Lake Middle School
601 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN, 55309
06-08
Big Lake Senior High School
501 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN, 55309
09-12
Independence Elementary School
701 Minnesota Ave
Big Lake, MN, 55309
03-05
Liberty Elementary School
17901 205 Th Ave N W
Big Lake, MN, 55309
PK-02

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.7% 68.3%
Black 4.3% 12.0%
Hispanic 5.8% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 7.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 2.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.1% 35.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.1% 27.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,665 $20,603,000 44.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $351 $1,086,000 2.3%
Staff $501 $1,548,000 3.3%
General Administration $266 $822,000 1.8%
School Administration $477 $1,475,000 3.2%
Operation $948 $2,930,000 6.3%
Transportation $570 $1,763,000 3.8%
Other $214 $662,000 1.4%
Total Support $3,328 $10,286,000 22.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,986 $15,411,000 33.3%
Total Expenditures $14,979 $46,300,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,206 $7,332,308,000 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $374 $333,973,000 2.3%
Staff $620 $554,425,000 3.8%
General Administration $400 $357,459,000 2.4%
School Administration $508 $453,776,000 3.1%
Operation $866 $773,502,000 5.3%
Transportation $733 $654,842,000 4.5%
Other $294 $262,527,000 1.8%
Total Support $3,795 $3,390,504,000 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,466 $3,990,448,000 27.1%
Total Expenditures $16,467 $14,713,260,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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