Natural Science Academy

  • Natural Science Academy serves 80 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Natural Science Academy's student population of 80 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Natural Science Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Natural Science Academy is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1452 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Natural Science 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Natural Science 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
76%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Natural Science Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Natural Science Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.390.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Natural Science 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 NameNatural Science Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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