Highland Park Middle School

975 Snelling Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Park Middle School serves 808 students in grades 6-8.
Highland Park Middle School 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 39% (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 56% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Highland Park Middle School's student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Park Middle School 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 Highland Park Middle School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1215 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
32%
9%
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Black
19%
11%
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White
39%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.710.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Paul Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highland Park Middle School is Highland Park Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rivereast Program (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Park Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Highland Park Senior High School Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,308 student
    0.1 miles
    1015 Snelling Ave S
    Saint Paul, MN 55116
    (651) 293-8940
    0.1 9-12 1,308
  • Saint Paul Early Ed Highland Special Education School

    0.2 miles
    1700 Saunders Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55116
    (651) 293-8770
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Saint Paul Highland Park Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
    0.2 miles
    1700 Saunders Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55116
    (651) 293-8770
    0.2 K-5 409
  • Saint Paul Nova Classical Academy Lower School Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 468 students
    0.2 miles
    1455 Victoria Way
    Saint Paul, MN 55102
    (651) 209-6320
    0.2 K-5 468
  • Saint Paul Expo For Excellence Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
    0.9 miles
    540 Warwick St
    Saint Paul, MN 55116
    (651) 290-8384
    0.9 PK-5 663

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