PROFICIENCY 50% 4% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
56%Sauk Centre

Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. is a school servicing grades 1 to 9 and is located in the district of "WEST CENTRAL EDUCATION DISTRICT" in Sauk Centre, MN. There are a total of 10 students and 2 teachers at Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist., for a student to teacher ratio of 5 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 4% lower than the Minnesota average.


Student/Teacher ratio5:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch0


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 Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist., 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

All< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All< 50%
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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Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 82.9% 70.9% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.0% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.0% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 17.1% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.0% 1.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Sauk Centre Secondary56%0.0Sauk Centre, MN
Sauk Centre Elementary63%0.1Sauk Centre, MN
West Central Area Learning Center50%7.3Melrose, MN
Melrose Elementary60%7.3Melrose, MN
Melrose Middle School59%7.4Melrose, MN
Melrose Secondary62%7.4Melrose, MN

Sauk Centre demographics profile

StatisticSauk CentreMinnesotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0506291
Median age36.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%58%55%
Speak English92%89%79%
Speak Spanish7%4%13%

Education level achieved in Sauk Centre

IndexSauk CentreMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.6%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.