Williston Basin 7


The Williston Basin 7 School District in North Dakota operates 13 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 2 high schools. The district as a whole is ranked 18 out of 21 in the state and has a 1-star rating from SchoolDigger.

One standout school in the district is Asb Innovation Academy, a middle school that ranked 3rd out of 27 North Dakota middle schools and received a 5-star rating. This school has the lowest chronic absenteeism rate (28%) and the lowest percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients (10.94%) among the middle schools. Another high-performing school is Round Prairie Elementary, which has the lowest student-teacher ratio (11:1) and the highest per-student spending ($22,316) in the district, though it is also the smallest school with only 33 students.

However, the district as a whole is struggling academically, with most schools scoring well below the state averages on standardized tests. Williston High School has a 70.8% four-year graduation rate and a 12% dropout rate, while Del Easton Alternative High School has a 50% four-year graduation rate. Chronic absenteeism is also a major issue, with several schools reporting rates over 35%. Despite these challenges, the district's diverse student population and the success of standout schools like Asb Innovation Academy and Round Prairie Elementary suggest that with the right interventions, the Williston Basin 7 School District can improve outcomes for all its students.

District Detail

 1201 9th Ave NW
Williston, ND 58801

 (701) 572-1580

SchoolDigger Rank:
18th of 21 North Dakota districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,292

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.

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