Anoka Middle School For The Arts

1523 5th Ave S
Anoka, MN 55303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,715 students in grades 6-8, Anoka Middle School For The Arts ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50% in MN
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Anoka Middle School For The Arts's student population of 1,715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,715 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Anoka Middle School For The Arts ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,860 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Anoka Middle School For The Arts is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MN)
#1115 out of 1860 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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42%
45%
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45%
51%
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23%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
13%
12%
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White
66%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anoka Middle School For The Arts's ranking?
Anoka Middle School For The Arts is ranked #1115 out of 1,860 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% MN state average).
How many students attend Anoka Middle School For The Arts?
1,715 students attend Anoka Middle School For The Arts.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Anoka Middle School For The Arts students are White, 13% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Anoka Middle School For The Arts?
Anoka Middle School For The Arts has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Anoka Middle School For The Arts offer ?
Anoka Middle School For The Arts offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Anoka Middle School For The Arts part of?
Anoka Middle School For The Arts is part of Anoka-Hennepin Public School District.

School Reviews

2   3/2/2019
AMSA is a great school for catering the arts and i wish every student could have the oppertonity to go here but thier has been at lest 1 person a month smokeing in the bathrooms
- Posted by Student/Alumni - hailey

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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