311 10th Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Middle Level Alternative Program serves 17 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 top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 60-79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 36% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Middle Level Alternative Program's student population of 17 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
17 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 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Middle Level Alternative Program is 0.11, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#977 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
n/a
11%
White
94%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
35%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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