Burnsville Alternative High School

  • Burnsville Alternative High School serves 135 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Burnsville Alternative High School's student population of 135 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
36%
9%
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Black
23%
11%
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White
27%
66%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.740.54
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Graduation Rate45-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurnsville Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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