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Becker Primary School

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Posted February 25, 2008

I forgot to add that the office staff; Dale Christianson, Principal; Chris Hyrkas, Secretary; and Mary the nurse, are extremely in tune with the needs of the students, and represent Becker Primary well. Our experience has been very positive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2007

Extracurricular activities are fantastic, but I found the teachers are just average.
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Posted October 26, 2007

My son changed schools from Big Lake school to Becker school in K, when my son came to your school did not know how to spell his full name and with in less then one month my son now knows how to spell his name. Lien the special ed teacher is great with my son, she takes time with him and removes him from class as needed and is very great teacher including this K teacher she is great with my son.
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Posted July 6, 2007

I am thrilled with the level of care given at Becker Primary! It seems to me that the teachers truly care about the students. When my child had trouble, we were told about it right away and kept up to date as what we could try next. I appreciate this school!
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Posted June 11, 2007

Principal of this school provides very poor leadership and does not respond to parent issues in a professional and timely manner.
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Posted July 15, 2004

I have two children that have attended Becker Primary & have had nothing but great experiences! The staff & teachers are definately there for the parents & the children. I have founs that the teachers at Becker Primary are young & energetic & love parental involvment which there happens to be alot of in Becker. It is a very family orientated community. The class sizes are kept to a minimum to ensure that each child gets what they need on a daily basis. I would reccomend this school & community to anyone!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 73%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Black 1% 9%
Hispanic 1% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 23%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Dale Christensen
Fax number
  • (763) 261-6340

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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12000 Hancock St
Becker, MN 55308
Phone: (763) 261-6330

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