West Academy serves 14 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

West Academy's student population of 14 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
14 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of West Academy is 0.62, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
<50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in West Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
11%
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White
57%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Academy 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
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of West Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of West Academy and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Academy 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 14 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1% in MN)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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