Northern Lights Academy

Northern Lights Academy serves 13 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Northern Lights 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.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students13 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Northern Lights Academy
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Northern Lights Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Northern Lights 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 Northern Lights Academy is 0.57, which is more 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
#1104 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
58%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
60%
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
American Indian
15%
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
15%
11%
White
62%
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.570.54
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
29%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthern Lights Academy Cooperative School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northern Lights Academy is Caaep Extended Day Program (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cloquet Area Alt. Ed. Programs (0.0 miles away)
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