Lake Harriet Upper School (Closed 2021)

4912 Vincent Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Lake Harriet Upper School served 566 students in grades 4-8.
Lake Harriet Upper School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 76% (which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80% (which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 was higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lake Harriet Upper School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
566 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 1734 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
82%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Harriet Upper School's ranking?
Lake Harriet Upper School is ranked #16 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Lake Harriet Upper School?
566 students attend Lake Harriet Upper School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Lake Harriet Upper School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Harriet Upper School?
Lake Harriet Upper School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lake Harriet Upper School offer ?
Lake Harriet Upper School offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Lake Harriet Upper School part of?
Lake Harriet Upper School is part of Minneapolis Public School District.

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