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69%
  • Rossman Elementary
  • 1221 Rossman Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 582
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
64%
  • Detroit Lakes Middle School
  • 510 11th Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 797
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • 510 11th Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 623
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
51%
  • Detroit Lakes Senior High
  • 1301 Roosevelt Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 838
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Detroit Lakes Middle Alc
  • 500 11th Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
20%
  • Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1
n/a
  • Hs Extended Year Program
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Drake Residential Treatment Center
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
n/a
  • Afterschool Program
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Lincoln Early Childhood Ed. Center
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 88
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 44:1
n/a
  • Hs Culture Club
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Detroit Lakes Alternative Prog.
  • 702 Lake Ave, Detroit Lakes
  • DETROIT LAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 58
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Detroit Lakes school information

IndexDetroit LakesMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores53%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:116:116:1
Total public schools132,22479,221
Total private schools347724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Detroit Lakes, MN educational system consists of 13 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Detroit Lakes public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 1% higher than than the Minnesota average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Detroit Lakes public schools is 11:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.1% have completed high school, 28.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Detroit Lakes

IndexDetroit LakesMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college62.8%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.9%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.4%1.3%

Detroit Lakes, MN School Districts

Detroit Lakes Public School District

There are a total of 13 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Detroit Lakes. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Detroit Lakes, MN schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Detroit Lakes, MN, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Detroit Lakes schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Detroit Lakes, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Audubon, MN56764%30%
Frazee, MN1,27060%21%
Perham, MN3,17258%17%
Lake Park, MN74057%16%
Detroit Lakes, MN9,06053%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
La Plata, MD9,05954%10%
Alcoa, TN9,05861%23%
Sheffield Lake, OH9,05585%72%
Sheffield, AL9,06731%37%
Newark, NY9,06835%28%
Detroit Lakes, MN9,06053%7%
Source: The Detroit Lakes, MN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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