Middle Area Learning Center

Middle Area Learning Center serves 169 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Middle Area Learning Center 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.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Middle Area Learning Center's student population of 169 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Middle Area Learning Center 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 Middle Area Learning Center is 0.28, 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 Testing Rank
#1104 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Middle Area Learning Center 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Middle Area Learning Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Middle Area Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Middle Area Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle Area Learning Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.280.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Middle Area Learning Center 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
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Middle Area Learning Center 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 NameGrand Rapids Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Middle Area Learning Center is Grand Rapids Senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robert J. Elkington Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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