Spectrum High School

17796 Industrial Circle Nw
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Spectrum High School serves 572 students in grades 7-12.
Spectrum High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
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 Placements

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

School Overview

Spectrum High School's student population of 572 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Spectrum High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#209 out of 1793 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.190.54
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
83%
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpectrum High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spectrum High School is C.o.m.p.a.s.s. (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Salk Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spectrum Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elk River Spectrum Middle School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6 | 118 students
    1.2 miles
    11044 Industrial Circle Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-8703
    1.2 6 118
  • Elk River Spectrum Middle School - Grades 7-8 Charter School

    1.3 miles
    17823 Industrial Circle Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-8703
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Elk River Twin Lakes Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 633 students
    1.3 miles
    10050 191st Ave Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 274-7242
    1.3 K-5 633
  • Elk River Lincoln Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
    1.9 miles
    600 School St
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3480
    1.9 K-5 582
  • Elk River Parker Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
    1.9 miles
    500 School St
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 241-3500
    1.9 K-5 573

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