The Willows

The Willows serves 21 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

The Willows's student population of 21 students has grown by 90% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of The Willows is 0.65, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Willows and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
24%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Willows and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
52%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Willows and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Willows. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.650.54
This chart display the diversity score of The Willows and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Willows and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNortheast Metro 916 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to The Willows is Alexandra House (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Alexandra House Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    1.2 miles
    2727 North Ferry Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55449
    (763) 780-2332
    1.2 K-12 1
  • Circle Pines Karner Blue Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 106 students
    1.5 miles
    3764 95th Ave Ne
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (651) 415-6200
    1.5 K-8 106
  • Circle Pines Calc Transition Special Education School
    Grades: 11-12 | 31 students
    2.1 miles
    4203 Woodland Rd
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (763) 792-4011
    2.1 11-12 31
  • Circle Pines Centennial Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 51 students
    2.1 miles
    4203 Woodland Rd
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (763) 398-2960
    2.1 7-12 51
  • Circle Pines Centennial Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    2.2 miles
    4657 North Rd
    Circle Pines, MN 55014
    (763) 792-5300
    2.2 K-5 511

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