Northwest Passage High School

11345 Robinson Dr Nw

Minneapolis, MN 55443-3777

Tel: (763)862-9223
Grades 9-12
133 students
Northwest Passage High School serves 133 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Northwest Passage High School operates within the Northwest Passage High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 133 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 133 students
Northwest Passage High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Northwest Passage High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Northwest Passage High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Northwest Passage High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Northwest Passage High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Northwest Passage High School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Northwest Passage High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
4%
10%
Northwest Passage High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
81%
71%
Northwest Passage High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Northwest Passage High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Passage High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.32
Northwest Passage High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
31%
Northwest Passage High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
7%
Northwest Passage High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 133 students has decreased by 33% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,917 is less than the state average of $12,051. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,359 is less than the state average of $11,992. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Northwest Passage High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 133 528
Northwest Passage High  School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Northwest Passage High  School District Graduation Rate (2000-2002)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $6 MM
Northwest Passage High  School District District Total Revenue (2000-2010)
District Spending $2 MM $6 MM
Northwest Passage High  School District District Spending (2000-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,917 $12,051
Northwest Passage High  School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,359 $11,992
Northwest Passage High  School District District Spending / Student (2000-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Compass On-line (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Compass On-line (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Compass On-line (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MinneapolisCompass On-line
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 27 students1374 Northdale Blvd
    MinneapolisMN 55448
    (763)506-1900
    0.5KG-1227
  • MinneapolisCompass-bell Center
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 24 students1374 Northdale Blvd
    MinneapolisMN 55448
    (763)506-3202
    0.56-1224
  • MinneapolisHamilton Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 451 students1374 111th Ave Nw
    MinneapolisMN 55433
    (763)506-2700
    0.5KG-5451
  • MinneapolisCoon Rapids Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1176 students11600 Raven St Nw
    MinneapolisMN 55433
    (763)506-4800
    0.76-81176
  • MinneapolisCoon Rapids High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2173 students2340 Northdale Blvd
    MinneapolisMN 55433
    (763)506-7100
    0.99-122173

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