Best Academy K-8 At Penn

  • Best Academy K-8 At Penn serves 377 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Best Academy K-8 At Penn's student population of 377 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students377 students
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Best Academy K-8 At Penn by grade.

School Comparison

  • Best Academy K-8 At Penn's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Best Academy K-8 At Penn is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1546 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Hispanic
1%
9%
Black
96%
11%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Best Academy K-8 At Penn.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.080.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
30%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBest Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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