Birch Grove School For The Arts

Birch Grove School For The Arts serves 453 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Birch Grove School For The 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 43% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Birch Grove School For The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Birch Grove School For The Arts's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Birch Grove School For The Arts is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Birch Grove School For The Arts is 0.77, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1436 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
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Black
36%
11%
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White
22%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.770.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsseo Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Birch Grove School For The Arts is Park Center Ib World School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alc Bms Middle Year Program (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Alc Bms Middle Year Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8
    0.6 miles
    7377 Noble Avenue N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 391-7000
    0.6 6-8 n/a
  • Minneapolis Big Picture Twin Cities Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 87 students
    0.6 miles
    5929 Brooklyn Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55429
    (612) 293-9825
    0.6 6-8 87
  • Minneapolis Brooklyn Middle Steam School Magnet School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 999 students
    0.7 miles
    7377 Noble Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 569-7700
    0.7 6-8 999
  • Minneapolis Park Center Ib World School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 44%
    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 Crest View Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
    0.9 miles
    8200 Zane Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55443
    (763) 561-5165
    0.9 PK-5 318

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