17796 Industrial Circle Nw
Elk River, MN 55330
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Spectrum High School serves 572 students in grades 7-12.
Spectrum High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Spectrum High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Spectrum High School's student population of 572 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Spectrum High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Spectrum High School is 0.19, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#737 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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