Life Prep

  • Life Prep serves 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Life Prep 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Life Prep's student population of 307 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Life Prep is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Life Prep is 0.63, 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#1530 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
41%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
44%
11%
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White
4%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLife Prep School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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