4881 101st Ln Ne
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Centennial Area Learning Center serves 45 students in grades 7-12.
Centennial Area Learning Center 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 45 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Centennial Area Learning Center's student population of 45 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
45 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 bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Centennial Area Learning Center is 0.63, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1413 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centennial Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
10%
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Black
11%
12%
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White
56%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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 (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 45 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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