Birch Grove School For Arts

Tel: (763)561-1374
  • Birch Grove School For Arts serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Birch Grove School For Arts 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Birch Grove School For Arts operates within the Osseo Public School District.

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School Overview

  • Birch Grove School For Arts's student population of 457 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
Birch Grove School For Arts Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Birch Grove School For Arts Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Birch Grove School For Arts Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBirch Grove School For Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Birch Grove School For Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birch Grove School For Arts is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Birch Grove School For Arts Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Birch Grove School For Arts American Indian Students (1992-2013)
Asian
21%
7%
Birch Grove School For Arts Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
7%
9%
Birch Grove School For Arts Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
39%
10%
Birch Grove School For Arts Black Students (1989-2016)
White
24%
68%
Birch Grove School For Arts White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Birch Grove School For Arts Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBirch Grove School For Arts All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.33
Birch Grove School For Arts Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
31%
Birch Grove School For Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
Birch Grove School For Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Birch Grove School For Arts is Osseo Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Osseo Public School District's student population of 20,511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,864 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,194 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameOsseo Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    38
    2
    Number of Students Managed20,511531
    Osseo Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    60%
    District Total Revenue$289 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$275 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,864$11,015
    District Spending / Student$13,194$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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