Centennial Area Learning Center

4881 101st Ln Ne
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Centennial Area Learning Center serves 75 students in grades 7-12.
Centennial Area Learning Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Centennial Area Learning Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Centennial Area Learning Center's student population of 75 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
75 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Centennial Area Learning Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial Area Learning Center is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#696 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
10%
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Black
5%
12%
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White
59%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centennial Area Learning Center's ranking?
Centennial Area Learning Center is ranked #696 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Centennial Area Learning Center?
The graduation rate of Centennial Area Learning Center is 50-59%, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 84%.
How many students attend Centennial Area Learning Center?
75 students attend Centennial Area Learning Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Centennial Area Learning Center students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centennial Area Learning Center?
Centennial Area Learning Center has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Centennial Area Learning Center offer ?
Centennial Area Learning Center offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Centennial Area Learning Center part of?
Centennial Area Learning Center is part of Centennial Public School District.

School Reviews

5   4/19/2008
I am a former student and the teachers here are great, they are very hands on and focused on helping the kids learn and succeed...
- Posted by Student/Alumni - katie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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