1300 Olson Memorial Hwy
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Best Academy serves 715 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Best Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Best Academy's student population of 715 students has grown by 110% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 104% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
715 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Best Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Best Academy is 0.04, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1585 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
1%
10%
Black
98%
12%
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White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.04
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Best Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Best Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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