Northwest Area Learning Center



Northwest Area Learning Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northwest Area Learning Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 5
11 6
12 10

Northwest Area Learning Center is a public high school of the Thief River Falls School District located in Thief River Falls, MN. It has 21 students in grades 9th through 12th. Northwest Area Learning Center is the 719th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 24,238th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.1 to 1.

Total Students: 21
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,238th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 719th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 134th out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 647th out of 833

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Northwest Area Learning Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 11
(52%)
327
(50%)
 Female 10
(48%)
326
(50%)

Northwest Area Learning Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 15
(71%)
572
(88%)
 American Indian 2
(10%)
10
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(10%)
37
(6%)
 Black 1
(5%)
11
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(5%)
20
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Northwest Area Learning Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(57%)
132
(20%)
 Not Eligible 6
(29%)
461
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(14%)
60
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Northwest Area Learning Center is ranked 669th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northwest Area Learning Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northwest Area Learning Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 28
2006 32
2007 19
2008 28
2009 29
2010 29
2011 27
2012 28
2013 37
2014 35
2015 21

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 8
2007 6.3
2008 9.3
2009 9.7
2010 9.7
2011 8.1
2012 8.1
2013 10.3
2014 9.2
2015 6.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25
2006 0.46875
2007 0.57894736842105
2008 0.39285714285714
2009 0.58620689655172
2010 0.55172413793103
2011 0.62962962962963
2012 0.64285714285714
2013 0.48648648648649
2014 0.65714285714286
2015 0.71428571428571

Compare Northwest Area Learning Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
610.0% 6.1:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 71.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Northwest Area Learning Center
Thief River Falls, MN
Public 09 - 12 21 6.1:1  
Lincoln Senior High School
Thief River Falls, MN
Public 09 - 12 632 15:1 1 miles
Lafayette Secondary
Red Lake Falls, MN
Public 07 - 12 167 10.8:1 17 miles
Marshall County Central High School
Newfolden, MN
Public 07 - 12 189 10.6:1 19 miles
Red Lake County Central High School
Oklee, MN
Public 07 - 12 162 11.5:1 25 miles
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