Gordon Parks High School

  • Gordon Parks High School serves 181 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Gordon Parks High School's student population of 181 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gordon Parks High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gordon Parks High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1509 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
20%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
9%
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Black
45%
11%
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White
9%
67%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.34
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Graduation Rate50-54%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Paul Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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