Hope Community Academy

  • Hope Community Academy serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hope Community Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Hope Community Academy's student population of 536 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hope Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hope Community Academy is 0.11, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#1551 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hope Community Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hope Community 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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Asian
94%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hope Community Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.110.54
This chart display the diversity score of Hope Community Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hope Community Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOPE Community Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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