Spero Academy

Spero Academy serves 108 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Spero 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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

School Overview

Spero Academy's student population of 108 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Spero Academy 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 Spero Academy is 0.64, 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
#1451 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
16%
11%
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White
55%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
17%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.640.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpero Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spero Academy is Washburn Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Stonebridge World School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Stonebridge World School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 252 students
    0.0 miles
    4530 Lyndale Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 877-7400
    0 K-8 252
  • Minneapolis Barton Open Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 734 students
    0.4 miles
    4237 Colfax Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55409
    (612) 668-3580
    0.4 K-8 734
  • Minneapolis Washburn Senior High School Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,648 student
    0.5 miles
    201 W 49th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3400
    0.5 9-12 1,648
  • Minneapolis Folwell Arts Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 851 students
    0.6 miles
    3611 20th Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55407
    (612) 668-4550
    0.6 PK-8 851
  • Minneapolis Washburn High School - Sws Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.6 miles
    201 West 49th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3400
    0.6 9-12 n/a

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