Minnesota Virtual Academy

  • Minnesota Virtual Academy serves 1,515 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minnesota Virtual Academy 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Minnesota Virtual Academy's student population of 1,515 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,515 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Minnesota Virtual Academy
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Minnesota Virtual Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Minnesota Virtual Academy is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota Virtual Academy 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Minnesota Virtual Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Minnesota Virtual Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Minnesota Virtual Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.320.33
This chart display the diversity score of Minnesota Virtual Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
38%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Minnesota Virtual Academy and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

School Notes

The Minnesota Virtual Academy is the premier online school in Minnesota, and here's why:
  • Our experienced Minnesota-licensed teachers, who are available online and by phone.
  • The exceptional, individualized K12 curriculum, which covers core subject areas and beyond. Based on decades of education research, this curriculum packages high-quality lessons with mastery-based assessments that ensure students achieve success at each and every level. Find out more about K12.The online planning and assessment tools, resources, and hands-on materials ranging from textbooks to microscopes, from rocks and dirt to beautifully illustrated classic children's stories, and much more.
  • Our supportive school community, which organizes fun and informative monthly activities where MNVA parents, students, and staff share their successes, helpful hints, and more.
  • The high-quality, tuition-free public education that enables a learning experience that is individualized for each student.

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