Reach Academy

  • Reach Academy serves 23 students in grades 8-12.
  • 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 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Reach 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Reach Academy's student population of 23 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students23 students
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Reach Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Reach Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Reach Academy is 0.72, 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#1107 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Reach Academy 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)<50%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Reach Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
American Indian
4%
2%
Hispanic
8%
9%
Black
35%
11%
White
35%
67%
Two or more races
18%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Reach Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.720.34
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
30%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMounds View Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Reach Academy is Nets (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Nets (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Nets (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Nets Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 25 students
    0.1 miles
    3490 Lexington Ave N Ste 115
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651)379-3405
    0.1 5-12 25
  • Saint Paul Island Lake Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 769 students
    0.6 miles
    3555 Victoria St N
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651)621-7000
    0.6 1-5 769
  • Saint Paul Williams Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 486 students
    0.8 miles
    955 County Rd D W
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651)482-8624
    0.8 K-6 486
  • Saint Paul Lifespan Of Mn Youth Transition Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12
    1.2 miles
    529 County Road E W Ste C
    Saint Paul, MN 55126
    (651)287-6022
    1.2 1-12 n/a
  • Saint Paul Valentine Hills Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 642 students
    1.6 miles
    1770 County Rd E2 W
    Saint Paul, MN 55112
    (651)621-7800
    1.6 1-5 642

School Reviews

Review Reach Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.