Options

Options serves 28 students in grades 4-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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.
Options 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 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Options places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Options's student population of 28 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students28 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Options
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Options 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 Options is 0.62, 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
#1406 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
9%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
57%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Options. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.620.54
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Options 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 (11-12)
15%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIntermediate School District 917 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 Options is Youth Transition Program (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burnsville Diamondhead Ready To Learn
    Grades: PK | 20 students
    0.1 miles
    200 W. Burnsville Pkwy
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-4110
    0.1 PK 20
  • Burnsville Early Education Program & Services Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 237 students
    0.1 miles
    202 West Burnsville Pkwy
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-6263
    0.1 PK 237
  • Burnsville Youth Transition Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    0.5 miles
    12425 River Ridge Blvd Ste 200
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (651) 423-8150
    0.5 K-12 34
  • Burnsville Deaf/hard Of Hearing Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    0.6 miles
    613 E 130 St
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-3090
    0.6 PK-12 41
  • Burnsville Learners Center Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12
    0.6 miles
    200 West Burnsville Pkwy
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    (952) 707-6261
    0.6 4-12 n/a

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