Big Picture Twin Cities

Big Picture Twin Cities serves 87 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students87 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Big Picture Twin Cities
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Big Picture Twin Cities by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of Big Picture Twin Cities is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤10%
58%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
20-29%
60%
Student : Teacher Ration/a14:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
8%
9%
Black
58%
11%
White
18%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Picture Twin Cities. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.610.54
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
29%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Picture Twin Cities School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Big Picture Twin Cities is Park Center Ib World School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alc Bms Middle Year Program (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crest View Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Crest View Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
    0.5 miles
    8200 Zane Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 561-5165
    0.5 PK-5 318
  • Minneapolis Birch Grove School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
    0.6 miles
    4690 Brookdale Dr N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 561-1374
    0.6 PK-5 453
  • Minneapolis Park Center Ib World School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,027 students
    0.7 miles
    7300 Brooklyn Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 569-7600
    0.7 9-12 2,027
  • Minneapolis Alc Bms Middle Year Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8
    0.8 miles
    7377 Noble Avenue N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 391-7000
    0.8 6-8 n/a
  • Minneapolis Brooklyn Middle Steam School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 999 students
    0.8 miles
    7377 Noble Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 569-7700
    0.8 6-8 999

School Reviews

Review Big Picture Twin Cities. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.