Northern Lights Academy

  • Northern Lights Academy serves 7 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 42% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Northern Lights Academy's student population of 7 students has stayed relatively flat 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 Students7 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Northern Lights Academy
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Northern Lights Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Northern Lights Academy's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northern Lights Academy is 0.61, 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--
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Northern Lights Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
14%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Northern Lights Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northern Lights Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
14%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northern Lights Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northern Lights 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
14%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northern Lights Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.610.34
This chart display the diversity score of Northern Lights Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate (14-15)<50%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
30%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrookston Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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