Perham Senior High School

Unclaimed
6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
3
Grades
9-12
Students
442
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Math
34%
State avg: 47%
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Reading
61%
State avg: 59%
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HS Science
65%
State avg: 56%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg:
Average ACT score
22
AP course participation
26%
State avg: 17%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Equity
Environment
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Students
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White
91%
Hispanic
5%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Black
1%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
237 :1
State avg: 493 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
79%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
200 5th St Se
Perham, MN 56573
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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