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About This School

Lakes Area Charter School is a charter high school in Osakis. The principal of Lakes Area Charter School is Alicia Franzen, whose e-mail is aliciaf@lakesareacharterschool.org. 51 students go to Lakes Area Charter School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Multiracial. 59% of the 51 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Lakes Area Charter School is 10:1. Osakis Secondary is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Computer arts
    • Photography
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 84%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 5%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 4%
Hispanic 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 43%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    No more stress!! My son went from having "D's and "F's" to "C's and "B's within a week! The teachers and staff are outstanding. I would recommend this school to anyone they help on such an individual level. I see a difference in him and it's great its good to see everyone smiling again!!

  • (5 years ago)

    I am the parent of a special ed student and a upper high school student at LACS. I am continuously blown out of the the water by the fact that my special ed child is now in main stream classes and doing very well. in traditional public school he was failing every thing and still passing to the next grade ( how is that no child left behind!) at LACS they actually take the time to make sure he understands what he is being taught and can accurately apply what was taught to real world life. My special Ed child no longer HATES school and is beginning to feel he has a real future. My upper grade HS child has transfered to LACS to get a jump start on her future LACS is helping her to attend Collage wail still in HS. The future is great 4 my kids thanksLACS

  • (5 years ago)

    The small class size makes it eaiser for my kids to learn. Have 2 that graduated from LACS and 2 still students there. Went from 'D' and 'F' student to 'A' and 'B'. Very happy with the school and wouldn't want my kids going anywhere else.

  • (5 years ago)

    Lakes Area Charter School has help my son to achieve education goals. Good teachers and curriculum Thank You J. Bennett

  • (5 years ago)

    As a student of the charter school i have found it has helped me in not only reaching but exceeding my goals i have set for myself andthey have helped me to continue trying to improve myself

  • (7 years ago)

    The quality of academic progarmas is excepotoinal. The one thing a student and the consuler thought up was after school jam sessions where students can bring their guitars or use the schools musical equipement. I think this is a gtreat way to keep the kids busy and out of trouble. The level of partent ivolvement varies from person to person. I think that this school is great for those who need a better environment and a little hands on learing.

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