Natural Science Academy

Natural Science Academy serves 78 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Natural Science 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 50-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Natural Science Academy's student population of 78 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Natural Science Academy 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 Natural Science Academy is 0.34, 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
#1319 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.340.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatural Science Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Natural Science Academy is Math And Science Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Math And Science Academy Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-12 | 512 students
    0.1 miles
    8430 Woodbury Crossing
    Saint Paul, MN 55125
    (651) 578-7507
    0.1 6-12 512
  • Saint Paul Lake Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,351 student
    0.7 miles
    3133 Pioneer Dr
    Saint Paul, MN 55125
    (651) 425-6404
    0.7 6-8 1,351
  • Saint Paul Middleton Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 728 students
    1.0 miles
    9105 Lake Rd
    Saint Paul, MN 55125
    (651) 768-4901
    1 K-5 728
  • Saint Paul Aris Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 12 students
    1.1 miles
    7616 Currell Blvd Ste 100
    Saint Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 415-5543
    1.1 K-12 12
  • Saint Paul Red Rock Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
    1.1 miles
    3311 Commonwealth Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55125
    (651) 425-5601
    1.1 K-5 568

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