District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Detroit Lakes Public School Dist. based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Detroit Lakes Public School Dist. at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Detroit Lakes Public School Dist.

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November 28, 2023
I hate teaching at this school. The kids here drive me crazy! This school has gone down low over the years. Next year, I am going to leave this school and never come back.
Parent / Guardian
May 03, 2019
We love it! This community is so supportive and my children have had many opportunities to grow and learn and participate in various activities. I feel like there is something for everyone.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 23, 2017
Bullying is a very big issue with this school. Cultural differences are not welcomed. The planning for parent student events is very poor. Parents are are bigger bullies than the students, it is easy... More
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