PROFICIENCY 60% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
58%Perham
52%Minnesota

Prairie Wind Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "PERHAM-DENT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Perham, MN. There are a total of 408 students and 31 teachers at Prairie Wind Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 121 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Prairie Wind Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 14% higher than the Minnesota average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students408
Teachers30.56
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch121
Reduced lunch50

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Prairie Wind Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
560-64%
665-69%
755-59%
850-54%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All62%
3n/a
4n/a
565-69%
665-69%
760-64%
850-54%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Prairie Wind Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMinnesotaNational
Caucasian 89.9% 89.7% 70.9% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 1.8% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.7% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 4.9% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 1.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 2.2% 3.2% 3.1%

Perham demographics profile

StatisticPerhamMinnesotaNational
Population3,1725,450,868318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9857291
Median age41.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

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%
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Source: The Prairie Wind Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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