Great Expectations

  • Great Expectations serves 98 students in grades Kindergarten-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 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Great Expectations's student population of 98 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Expectations's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Expectations is 0.06, which is less 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#532 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
3%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
97%
67%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Expectations.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.060.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Expectations School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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