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Minnesota Education Statistics Summary
 
These data are derived from a variety of Minnesota Department of Education Sources, are intended to give a broad
overview of education data and should be considered very close approximations, rather than definitive counts.
 
Data Sources:OrgUnit, MARSS Student, Staff Employment Report Run:06/27/2017
 
 
Public School Districts
(2015-2016)
Public Operating Elementary & Secondary Independent Districts (type 01) 328
Non-Operating Common School Districts (type 02) 2
Special School Districts (type 03) 2
Intermediate School Districts (type 06) (Districts 287,916,917) 4
Integration Districts (type 62) 4
Charter Schools (type 07) 169
State Schools/Academies (type 70) 2
Education Districts (type 61) 12
Miscellaneous Cooperative Districts (type 52,53) 22
Special Education &/or Vocational Cooperative Districts (type 52,53) 15
Telecommunication Districts (classification 75) 0
 
Public Schools
(2015-2016)
Number of Schools 2,051
      Area Learning Centers-ALC's (classification 41) 286
      Distance Learning Programs-state approved (classification 46) 33
      K-12 Schools (classification 40) 10
      Elementary Schools (classification 10) Grades PK-6 958
      Middle Schools (classification 20) Grades 5-8 220
      Secondary Schools (classification 31,32,33) Grades 7-12 470
            - Junior Highs (classification 31) Grades 7-9 26
            - Senior Highs (classification 32) Grades 9-12 or 10-12 224
            - Combined (classification 33) Grades 7-12 220
 
Public School Teachers
(2014-2015)
Teachers-Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 55,277
      Pre-Kindergarten & School Readiness 1,850
      Kindergarten 3,364
      Elementary (grades 1 through 6) 24,651
      Secondary (grades 7 through 12) 21,716
      Other/Un-Graded 3,695
      Special Education 9,625
Average Years of Teaching Experience-statewide 14
New Teachers FTE (newly licensed & first teaching assignment) 2,445
 
Total Staff
(2014-2015)
Licensed staff headcount 69,529
Non-licensed staff headcount 60,873
 
Public Schools Enrollment & Graduates
(2014-2015)
Pre-Kindergarten & Early Childhood Enrollment 14,977
 
K-12 Enrollment 842,932
      Kindergarten 64,532
      Elementary (grades 1 through 6) 388,492
            - Grade 1 65,851
            - Grade 2 66,170
            - Grade 3 64,909
            - Grade 4 63,834
            - Grade 5 64,314
            - Grade 6 63,414
      Secondary (grades 7 through 12) 389,908
            - Grade 7 62,815
            - Grade 8 63,855
            - Grade 9 65,149
            - Grade 10 64,746
            - Grade 11 63,685
            - Grade 12 69,658
      Male (grades K-12) 431,750
      Female (grades K-12) 411,182
      Native American (grades K-12) 20,556
      Asian/Pacific Islander (grades K-12) 61,109
      Hispanic (grades K-12) 70,376
      Black (grades K-12) 97,036
      White (grades K-12) 593,855
      Special Education--receiving services (grades K-12) 128,064
      English Language Learners (grades K-12) 66,873
      Free & Reduced Lunch Eligible (grades K-12) 329,131
      Enrolled in Charter Schools (grades K-12) 47,747
            - Elementary (grades K-12) 29,330
            - Secondary (grades K-12) 18,411
      Open Enrolled to Non-Resident District [SAC 1, 4] (grades K-12) 71,636
            - Elementary (grades 6-12) 37,136
            - Secondary (grades 7-12) 34,500
 
Enrollment in Alternatives: 11,813
      Alternative Learning Centers: 10,014
      Alternative Learning Programs: 762
      Private Alternative Programs: 1,037
 
Graduates (2013-2014): 57,441
 
Non-Public Schools Enrollment
(2014-2015)
Number of Students Home Schooled 18,085
Number of Non-Public Schools 474
Number of Non-Public School Reporting 456
K-12 Enrollment 68,213
      Kindergarten 6,023
      Elementary (grades 1 through 6) 34,970
            - Grade 1 5,770
            - Grade 2 5,929
            - Grade 3 5,945
            - Grade 4 5,916
            - Grade 5 5,825
            - Grade 6 5,585
      Secondary (grades 7 through 12) 27,220
            - Grade 7 4,935
            - Grade 8 5,239
            - Grade 9 4,224
            - Grade 10 4,358
            - Grade 11 4,228
            - Grade 12 4,236
Non-Public Previous Year Graduates (2013-2014): 4,255