Independent School District #286 [Brooklyn Center School District]
Between 2011 and 2015 the McKnight Foundation gave the district over $4 million for literacy education. Since that time reading proficiency at the district has dropped precipitously, from 54% proficient in 2012 to 30% proficient in 2016.
The district served 2,639 students in 2016.
Brooklyn Center is a very diverse district.