Middle Level Alternative Program

311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Middle Level Alternative Program serves 15 students in grades 5-8.
Middle Level 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Middle Level Alternative Program's student population of 15 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Middle Level Alternative Program is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Middle Level Alternative Program is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1254 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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American Indian
7%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
7%
10%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
80%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
35%
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 Middle Level Alternative Program's ranking?
Middle Level Alternative Program is ranked #1254 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Middle Level Alternative Program?
15 students attend Middle Level Alternative Program.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Middle Level Alternative Program students are White, 7% of students are American Indian, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Middle Level Alternative Program?
Middle Level Alternative Program has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Middle Level Alternative Program offer ?
Middle Level Alternative Program offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Middle Level Alternative Program part of?
Middle Level Alternative Program is part of Brainerd Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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