West Academy

  • West Academy serves 23 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • West Academy 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • West Academy's student population of 23 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students23 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,758 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Academy is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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 (12-13)#1109 out of 1758 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
70%
67%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.460.53
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
30%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIntermediate School District 287 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school to West Academy is Alc - W-alt - Ey (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Options (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hopkins Alc - W-alt - Ey Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (952)658-1655
    0.0 7-12 n/a
  • Hopkins Options Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd West
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (763)559-3535
    0.0 6-12 n/a
  • Hopkins W-alt-is Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 5 students
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (763)550-7114
    0.0 9-12 5
  • Hopkins West Education Center Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 86 students
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (952)658-1655
    0.0 7-12 86
  • Hopkins West High School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
    0.1 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (952)653-1655
    0.1 9-12 25

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