St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper

  • St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper serves 352 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper's student population of 352 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of St. Croix Preparatory Academy Upper is 0.21, which is less 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#85 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
89%
67%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.210.34
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Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Croix Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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