Gateway Academy

4100 208th Street West
Farmington, MN 55024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Gateway Academy serves 37 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gateway Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Gateway Academy's student population of 37 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students37 students
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gateway Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gateway Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gateway Academy is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#976 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gateway Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gateway Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Asian
2%
7%
Hispanic
11%
9%
Black
2%
11%
White
79%
66%
Two or more races
6%
5%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gateway Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.360.53
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
29%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarmington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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