720 9th Ave
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Journeys Alternative Program serves 8 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Journeys Alternative Program 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 4:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.

Top Rankings

Journeys Alternative Program ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Journeys Alternative Program's student population of 8 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Journeys Alternative Program 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 Journeys Alternative Program is 0.00, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1065 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Journeys Alternative Program 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Journeys Alternative Program 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Journeys Alternative Program and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Journeys Alternative Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
100%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Journeys Alternative Program and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Journeys Alternative Program 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
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Journeys Alternative Program 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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