Step Academy Charter School

Step Academy Charter School serves 249 students in grades 6-12.
Step Academy Charter School 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 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Step Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Step Academy Charter School's student population of 249 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Step Academy Charter School 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 Step Academy Charter School is 0.00, 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
#1208 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
100%
11%
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White
n/a
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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5%
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Diversity Score
0.000.54
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStep Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Step Academy Charter School is Simley Alternative Program (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fit Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Success Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Success Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 80 students
    0.1 miles
    8201 Park Ave. S., Suite # B
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (612) 876-3050
    0.1 K-6 80
  • Inver Grove Heights Hilltop Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 622 students
    0.7 miles
    3201 68th St E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651) 306-7400
    0.7 K-5 622
  • South Saint Paul Kaposia Education Center Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
    1.3 miles
    1225 1st Ave S
    South Saint Paul, MN 55075
    (651) 451-9260
    1.3 PK-5 810
  • Newport Newport Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 298 students
    1.3 miles
    851 6th Ave
    Newport, MN 55055
    (651) 425-4301
    1.3 PK-5 298
  • Saint Paul Fit Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 173 students
    1.6 miles
    7200 147th Street W
    Saint Paul, MN 55124
    (952) 847-3798
    1.6 K-8 173

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