Step Ahead High School

  • Step Ahead High School serves 79 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Step Ahead High 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Step Ahead High School's student population of 79 students has grown by 75% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Step Ahead High 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 Ahead High School is 0.28, 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#1390 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
American Indian
3%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.280.54
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnoka-Hennepin Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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