Northwest Passage High School

  • Northwest Passage High School serves 153 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northwest Passage High School 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Northwest Passage High School's student population of 153 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Passage High School 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 Northwest Passage High School is 0.35, 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 Testing Rank#1617 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.350.54
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Graduation Rate30-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwest Passage High 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 Northwest Passage High School is Compass On-line (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Compass On-line
    Grades: K-12 | 12 students
    0.5 miles
    1374 Northdale Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55448
    (763) 506-1900
    0.5 K-12 12
  • Minneapolis Compass-bell Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 24 students
    0.5 miles
    1374 Northdale Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55448
    (763) 506-3202
    0.5 6-12 24
  • Minneapolis Hamilton Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 447 students
    0.5 miles
    1374 111th Ave Nw
    Minneapolis, MN 55433
    (763) 506-2700
    0.5 K-5 447
  • Minneapolis Coon Rapids Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,218 student
    0.7 miles
    11600 Raven St Nw
    Minneapolis, MN 55433
    (763) 506-4800
    0.7 6-8 1,218
  • Minneapolis Coon Rapids High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,067 students
    0.9 miles
    2340 Northdale Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55433
    (763) 506-7100
    0.9 9-12 2,067

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