Central High Area Learning Center

  • Central High Area Learning Center serves 65 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central High 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Central High Area Learning Center's student population of 65 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central High Area Learning Center 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 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central High Area Learning Center is 0.59, 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)
Overall School Rank#1423 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
60%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
9%
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Black
19%
10%
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White
59%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central High Area Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.590.33
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Graduation Rate20-29%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central High Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school 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 NameMankato Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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