West Education Center Alternative

  • West Education Center Alternative serves 93 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • West Education Center Alternative 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

Top Placements

West Education Center Alternative places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • West Education Center Alternative's student population of 93 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students93 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Education Center Alternative is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,788 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Education Center Alternative is 0.63, 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)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#1109 out of 1788 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
60%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
35%
11%
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White
49%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.54
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Graduation Rate30-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIntermediate School District 287 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to West Education Center Alternative is Alc - W-alt - Ey (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Options (0.0 miles away)
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  • 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
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (763)550-7114
    0.0 9-12 n/a
  • Hopkins West Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 14 students
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (952)653-1646
    0.0 7-12 14
  • Hopkins West High School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    0.0 miles
    11140 Bren Rd W
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    (952)653-1655
    0.0 9-12 13

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