New City School

  • New City School serves 136 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • New City School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • New City School's student population of 136 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New City School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New City School is 0.52, 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 School Rank#374 out of 1793 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
67%
66%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.520.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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