Big Lake High School

501 Minnesota Ave, Big Lake, MN 55309 | (763) 262-2547
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 976
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  • Mailing Address: 501 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 976
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 497 (50.9%)
  • Females: 479 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 94 (9.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 142 (14.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 236 (24.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Big Lake High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Black171.7%
Asian121.2%
Hispanic343.5%
White90893.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Big Lake High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade27528.2%
10th Grade26527.2%
11th Grade23524.1%
12th Grade20120.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 46%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:54%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,006
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Big Lake High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,21922%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$50,80978%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Big Lake High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 23, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Big Lake has nothing but clicks even from the school district. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD HERE!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Big Lake High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on GRAD and MCA-II state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

GRAD - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201090.9%90.9%90.6%
200989.0%89.0%89.6%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Reading Test
201077.7%77.7%78.1%
200977.1%77.1%77.6%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201058.2%58.2%57.8%
200960.1%60.1%57.3%
 

MCA-II - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Reading Test
201076.2%76.2%75.3%
200973.3%73.3%74.2%
200866.7%66.7%70.7%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201042.3%42.3%43.2%
200941.4%41.4%41.6%
200836.0%36.0%34.3%
 

High School - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201047.6%47.6%51.8%
200940.5%40.5%49.5%
200832.0%32.0%42.7%
 
Source: MN Department of Education 2009-2010

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