Higher Ground Academy

  • Higher Ground Academy serves 590 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Higher Ground Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Higher Ground Academy's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Higher Ground Academy's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Higher Ground Academy is 0.00, 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#1305 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Higher Ground 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 Ratio20:116:1
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Black
100%
11%
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White
n/a
67%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Higher Ground Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Scoren/a0.34
This chart display the diversity score of Higher Ground Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Higher Ground Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Higher Ground Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigher Ground Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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  • Saint Paul Central Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1764 students
    0.5 miles
    275 Lexington Pkwy N
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651)744-4900
    0.5 9-12 1764
  • Saint Paul Galtier Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 172 students
    0.6 miles
    1317 Charles Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651)293-8710
    0.6 PK-5 172
  • Saint Paul Gordon Parks High School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 181 students
    0.6 miles
    1212 University Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651)744-1212
    0.6 7-12 181
  • Saint Paul Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 122 students
    0.6 miles
    1550 Summit Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55105
    (651)414-6000
    0.6 5-8 122
  • Saint Paul Jj Hill Montessori
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0.8 miles
    998 Selby Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651)293-8720
    0.8 PK-5 395

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