Northfield Area Learning Center

  • Northfield Area Learning Center serves 61 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Northfield Area Learning Center's student population of 61 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students61 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Northfield Area Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Northfield Area Learning Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northfield Area Learning Center 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northfield Area Learning Center 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Northfield Area Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Northfield Area Learning Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
64%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northfield Area Learning Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.500.54
This chart display the diversity score of Northfield Area Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-69%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Northfield Area Learning Center and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northfield Area Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthfield Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Northfield Area Learning Center is Alexander Learning Academy (0.5 miles away)
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