Birch Grove School For Arts

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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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 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birch Grove School For Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of Hispanic students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
39%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of Black students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
24%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of White students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birch Grove School For Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.740.33
This chart display the diversity score of Birch Grove School For Arts and the average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birch Grove School For Arts and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsseo Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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