Creative Alternatives Program

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Creative Alternatives Program serves 71 students in grades 5-12.
Creative Alternatives Program 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 ≤10% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Creative Alternatives Program places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Creative Alternatives Program's student population of 71 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Creative Alternatives Program 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 Creative Alternatives Program is 0.41, which is less 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
#1734 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.410.54
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Graduation Rate
<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNortheast Metro 916 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Creative Alternatives Program is Alp @ Capitol View Center (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Alp @ Capitol View Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 40 students
    0.0 miles
    70 W County Rd B2
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5394
    0 5-12 40
  • Saint Paul Assessment Center Elementary School
    Grades: K-6
    0.0 miles
    70 W Cty Rd B2
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5500
    0 K-6 n/a
  • Saint Paul Assessment Center Sec
    Grades: 7-12
    0.0 miles
    70 W Cty Rd B2
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5500
    0 7-12 n/a
  • Saint Paul East View Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    0.0 miles
    70 W Cty Rd B2
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5543
    0 9-12 119
  • Saint Paul Project Return
    Grades: K-12
    0.0 miles
    70 W County Rd B2
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5394
    0 K-12 n/a

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