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  • Heart Of The Lake Elementary
  • 810 2nd Ave Sw, Perham
  • PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 490
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
60%
  • Prairie Wind Middle School
  • 480 Coney St West, Perham
  • PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • Perham Area Learning Center
  • 520 1st Ave S, Perham
  • PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 35
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
50%
  • Perham Senior High
  • 200 5th St Se, Perham
  • PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 442
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Perham school information

IndexPerhamMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores58%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools52,22479,221
Total private schools247724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Perham, MN educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Perham public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 11% higher than than the Minnesota average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Perham public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 21.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Perham

IndexPerhamMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.9%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college55.4%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.8%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.8%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

Perham, MN School Districts

Perham-Dent Public School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Perham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Perham, MN schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Perham, MN, an average of 88.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Perham 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 Perham, MN schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New York Mills, MN1,45863%28%
Frazee, MN1,27060%21%
Detroit Lakes, MN9,06053%7%
Deer Creek, MN24733%32%
Perham, MN3,17258%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Barbourville, KY3,17235%30%
McDonald, OH3,17382%66%
Montalvin Manor, CA3,17436%27%
Medina, WA3,16988%79%
Delmar, MD3,17534%32%
Perham, MN3,17258%17%
Source: The Perham, 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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