Northern Lights Academy

600 Bruce St
Crookston, MN 56716
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Northern Lights Academy serves 8 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Northern Lights Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Northern Lights Academy's student population of 8 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Northern Lights Academy is 0.53, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
63%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.530.54
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Graduation Rate
(14-15)
<50%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northern Lights Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (99-00)
13%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrookston Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Northern Lights Academy is New Paths Area Learning Center (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Crookston Crookston Pre-k Program Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 19 students
    1.0 miles
    724 University Ave
    Crookston, MN 56716
    (218) 281-2762
    1 PK 19
  • Crookston New Paths Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 74 students
    1.0 miles
    202 E 4th St
    Crookston, MN 56716
    (218) 281-5864
    1 7-12 74
  • Crookston Washington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 177 students
    1.0 miles
    724 University Ave
    Crookston, MN 56716
    (218) 281-2762
    1 PK-1 177
  • Crookston Crookston Secondary Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 518 students
    1.6 miles
    402 Fisher Ave
    Crookston, MN 56716
    (218) 281-2144
    1.6 7-12 518
  • Crookston Highland Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-6 | 445 students
    1.8 miles
    801 N Central Ave
    Crookston, MN 56716
    (218) 281-5600
    1.8 2-6 445

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