5910 Shingle Creek Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55430
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Headway Academy North serves 25 students in grades 7-12.
Headway Academy North 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Headway Academy North ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Headway Academy North's student population of 25 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
25 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Headway Academy North is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Headway Academy North is 0.58, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1020 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
8%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
24%
11%
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White
60%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 25 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 20%)

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