Washburn Junior Academy (Closed 2012)

201 West St Andrews St
Duluth, MN 55803
Washburn Junior Academy served 310 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 72% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 74%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
50%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
72%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.340.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuluth Public Schools Academy School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washburn Junior Academy is East High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ordean East Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duluth East High School Math: 46% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,464 student
    1.1 miles
    301 N 40th Ave E
    Duluth, MN 55804
    (218) 336-8845
    1.1 9-12 1,464
  • Duluth Ordean East Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
    1.1 miles
    2900 E 4th St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218) 336-8940
    1.1 6-8 973
  • Duluth Bethany Crises Shelter Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    1.3 miles
    110 W Redwing St
    Duluth, MN 55803
    (218) 728-7492
    1.3 K-12 1
  • Duluth Congdon Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 596 students
    1.3 miles
    3116 E Superior St
    Duluth, MN 55812
    (218) 336-8825
    1.3 K-5 596
  • Duluth North Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,093 student
    1.3 miles
    3301 Technology Dr
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (218) 728-9556
    1.3 K-8 1,093
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